How to Enter a Room So People Take Notice


People are hardwired to judge a lot about you based on their first impression. Here’s how to enter a room in a way that will make people take notice. [Photo of John Barrowman making a grand entrance at San Diego Comic-Con by Ewen Roberts] If you’re anything like most folks, putting yourself out there can feel risky and intense. In … Read More


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From the Vault #15 | How to Not Hate Networking


From the Vault #15 | How to Not Hate Networking

Our From the Vault series examines episodes from The Art of Charm’s past more deeply; we invite you to revisit them — or discover them for the first time — with us. This From the Vault examines Marsha Shandur’s tried and true methods for how to not hate networking. Episode 359: Saying Yes to Networking originally aired in December 2014 … Read More


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Intentions: How to Figure out What People Really Want


If we can become more interested in one another’s real intentions, we can become better colleagues, better partners, better parents, better bosses, and better friends. That’s what this article is about: How to figure out what people really want — from you, from themselves, and from one another. [Photo by Parker Knight] “Words are deeds.” -Ludwig Wittgenstein The writer David … Read More


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