- Formal clothing makes people appear smarter
- The title of President makes people appear more skilled
People want to know where you stand and classify you, the same way they look at an article or book cover and predetermine its length and genre.
Our style, title, and comportment communicate a story although none of us are more important than the other, theoretically. But some people do contribute more to the world.
You can accept the nametag society puts on you. You can even call yourself CEO if that helps motivate you. At the end of the day, doing what matters is what defines you.