Entrepreneurship

Become an excellent builder and manager.
In this section, we explore the larger world of building and managing companies and products. We discuss the key moments, questions, and principles at play at every step in the growth of an organization. In addition to the technical aspects of entrepreneurship, we also address the psychology of creating something of your own and the unique challenges that entrepreneurs face.

10 Things I Learned from James Altucher about Minimalism, Failure, and Not Giving Advice


10 Things I Learned from James Altucher about Minimalism, Failure, and Not Giving Advice

James Altucher is an extraordinary man with extraordinary perspectives on everything from smart business to living a satisfying life — and how they intertwine. Here are 10 things he taught us on episode 540 of The Art of Charm. [Photo by Joao R] James Altucher’s appearance on episode 540 of The Art of Charm was so chock full of wisdom … Read More


in Art of Business, Art of Personal Development, Entrepreneurship, Productivity, Self Mastery

Want to Build Your Network? First, Build Yourself


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Networking. Putting aside the fact that the word makes me cringe — there’s just something smarmy and disingenuous about “working” to build genuine rapport — we all know that building a network is absolutely essential to being successful. I get it. I’ve definitely found that the “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” principle holds true in most … Read More


in Entrepreneurship, Networking

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

The War of Art: The One Book That Kicked My Ass Into Doing More (And Will Kick Yours Too)


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Why is it that tomorrow always seems like the best time to start a project? It’s hard to stop making excuses sometimes. Maybe we feel like we’re not quite ready. Or maybe we believe our idea won’t turn out as solid as we first thought. More often than not, we’ll spend more time thinking about doing something than actually doing … Read More


in Entrepreneurship, Productivity

Create the Ultimate Social Sales Funnel


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Jon Levy really gets how the social sales funnel works, and why it’s so important. Jordan recently had the leading behavior expert, consultant and writer on The Art of Charm Podcast, and I was amazed at how much overlap there is between what he’s doing and what we’re doing. Among others, Levy has had Nobel laureates, royalty — literal royalty, … Read More


in Confidence, Entrepreneurship, Networking, Productivity

Turn Your Passion Into Projects


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Turning your passion into a project is really what life is all about. Right now you might be working 50 or even 60 hours a week on something you’re not that interested in. Even if you are interested in it, unless you own your own business, you’re working on someone else’s project. But ultimately you want to feel ownership over … Read More


in Entrepreneurship, Productivity, Self Mastery