Art of Personal Development

Why It’s Awesome to Be Single on Valentine’s Day


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It’s almost a cliché at this point, but we’re going to say it anyway: Being single on Valentine’s Day is awesome. But not for the obvious reasons. Being unattached on February 14 isn’t awesome because you get to save money, or because your time is better spent binging on Netflix. And it’s definitely not awesome because couples are boring and … Read More


in Empowerment

Solving the Authenticity Paradox (How To Be Who You Really Are)


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Ah, how to be authentic. Authenticity is one of those qualities that has become so desirable, so sought after, that it has been reduced — just like generosity and gratitude — to a meaningless cliché. And yet everything we teach at The Art of Charm, from storytelling to approaching to confronting limiting beliefs, seems to come back to the core … Read More


in Approaching A Woman, Confidence, Deal Making & Negotiations, Entrepreneurship, Flirting And Attraction, Networking, Self Mastery

What To Do When Your Job Sucks


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Do you find yourself uttering the words, “My job sucks?” If you’re like most Americans, you probably sympathize. A recent Forbes article reported that over half of Americans don’t like where they work. If you’re not crazy about your job, you’re probably not feeling too great about life, either. That’s only normal: You spend half or more of your waking … Read More


in Empowerment, Finding Your Purpose, Productivity, Self Mastery

How to pick the right personal coach


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Finding a personal coach is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That relationship has the potential to change your life and set you on a course to accomplish extraordinary things. But making the right choice isn’t always easy. It requires research, communication, observation and instinct. It can get a little overwhelming and difficult, especially in today’s market. … Read More


in Empowerment, Productivity, Self Mastery

8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2


8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2

Acquiring new skills is often the most difficult part of starting a new project or pushing through an existing one. Here’s the second part of how to develop a new skill without giving up — part one is here. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower In the … Read More


in Life Hacks, Productivity, Self Mastery

Every Day is a New Year


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The New Year is a funny holiday. It’s an incredibly powerful moment to self-reflect, recalibrate and set a plan for the year ahead. And it’s also completely arbitrary. We’re not going to talk about how to make New Year resolutions, because it’s all in vain. As much as we like to celebrate new beginnings here at The Art of Charm, … Read More


in Empowerment, Productivity, Self Mastery

How to Cut Toxic People out of Your Life


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There’s an old myth that frogs will pull down other frogs trying to escape a pot of boiling water. That’s likely the stuff of folklore, but the dynamic is real: In everyone’s life, there will always be people who will resist, threaten and sabotage the possibility of self-improvement. This general group of people — whom we can safely call “toxic” … Read More


in Empowerment, Self Mastery