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The Art of Charm Podcast

Our Top 50 iTunes Podcast will teach you to:

  • Become more charismatic in any situation
  • Master your career by becoming a “super-connector”
  • Revamp your love life and intimate relationships with reborn confidence

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Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk

Episode 575

Tony Hawk (@tonyhawk) is a vertical skateboarding legend who enjoys household name status these days, but as we learn in discussing his book How Did I Get Here?: The Ascent of an Unlikely CEO, the journey's been far from easy.

Shaquille O’Neal

Shaquille O’Neal

Episode 602

Shaquille O’Neal (@SHAQ) has been retired from basketball for almost six years, but he’s still got his irons in plenty of fires. Here, we’ll discuss everything from superheroes to law enforcement to business to sports to podcasting to — yes — the Flat Earth Theory.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Episode 617

Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium and author of number one New York Times Bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

Jocko Willink

Jocko Willink

Episode 521

Jocko Willink (@jockowillink), commander for the most highly decorated special operations unit of the Iraq War, joins the show to talk about taking responsibility, discipline, intensity, and leadership to the next level as outlined in Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win.

Laila Ali

Laila Ali

Episode 607

Laila Ali (@TheRealLailaAli) is a world-champion boxer, entrepreneur, and author of Reach! Finding Strength, Spirit, and Personal Power.

Angela Duckworth

Angela Duckworth

Episode 526

Angela Duckworth (@angeladuckw) is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, founder of the non-profit Character Lab, and author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.

Sam Harris

Sam Harris

Episode 514

Sam Harris (@samharrisorg) is a neuroscientist, author, and philosopher; he's also a staunch critic of religion (while being an advocate of mindfulness) who joins the show to discuss some views that -- fair warning -- many may find controversial.

Mike Rowe

Mike Rowe

Episode 597

Mike Rowe (@mikeroweworks) of Dirty Jobs fame joins us to talk about the skills gap, authenticity, and life experiences possible outside the comfort zone. Just don’t tell him he’s following his passion.

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Latest Episodes

Fan Mail Friday #120 | Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Fan Mail Friday #120 | Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right.

If you’re new to The Art of Charm Podcast, this isn’t a great place to start. Most of our content is more in-depth and longer format.

Listen to recent guests Brian Brushwood, David Buss, Norm Pattiz, Chris Hadfield, and Adam Braun for a better idea of our regular programming.

Also make sure to check out our Best Of picks or the Fundamentals Toolbox episodes.

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Brian Brushwood | Scam School & The Modern Rogue (Episode 628)

Brian Brushwood | Scam School & The Modern Rogue (Episode 628)

Brian Brushwood (@shwood) has spent the last twenty years performing onstage, on TV, and on the Internet, entertaining and teaching people how to harness the deceptive (and self-deceptive) skills of scientists, spies, criminals, and con artists.

“The moment a magician says, ‘Now we begin,’ you’re already screwed!” -Brian Brushwood

The Cheat Sheet:

  • Why being interesting isn’t a gift — it’s a practice.
  • Fixed action patterns and how they help us get others to do what we want them to do.

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David Buss | The Evolution of Desire (Episode 627)

David Buss | The Evolution of Desire (Episode 627)

David Buss (@ProfDavidBuss) is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is considered the world’s leading scientific expert on strategies of human mating, and his most recent book is — appropriately enough — The Evolution of Desire: Strategies of Human Mating.

“I talk to people about mating all the time and I learn something practically every day!” -David Buss

The Cheat Sheet:

  • Why does mating matter?
  • The mating crisis among educated women.
  • How to select a good long-term mate.

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Minisode Monday #58 | Chris Hadfield: Boss In Space

Minisode Monday #58 | Chris Hadfield: Boss In Space

Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable — to make you more magnetic and effective — that you can implement right away.

“It’s a very odd feeling to be blind, holding onto the outside of a spaceship, listening to your oxygen hiss out into the universe.” -Chris Hadfield

Commander Chris Hadfield (check out our full episode with him here) was the first Canadian to walk in space, but the experience went far from smoothly.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson | Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (Episode 617)

Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) is the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium and author of number one New York Times Bestseller Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.

“As the area of your knowledge grows, so too does the perimeter of your ignorance.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Cheat Sheet:

  • How does a seasoned scientist maintain childlike curiosity?
  • Understand the power of science to transcend bias.
  • Find out why Neil didn’t have typical public speaking jitters when he gave his first lecture at age fifteen.

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Jim Kwik | Kwik Brain (Episode 611)

Jim Kwik (@jimkwik) is a brain coach with clients including Virgin, Nike, Zappos, SpaceX, NYU, GE, Fox Studios, Harvard, and Singularity University. He joins us to share tips for developing amazing learning, memory, and recall skills.

“If knowledge is power, learning is your superpower.” -Jim Kwik

The Cheat Sheet:

  • Why faster learning and meta learning is a force multiplier.
  • Strategies for learning anything faster.
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Vanessa Van Edwards | Captivate (Episode 610)

Vanessa Van Edwards (@vvanedwards) is a behavioral investigator, body language expert, returning guest, and author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People.

“I think it is important to understand how much space you take up in the world indicates to others and yourself how confident you feel.

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Shaquille O’Neal | Flat Earth Theory (Episode 602)

Shaquille O’Neal (@SHAQ) has been retired from basketball for almost six years, but he’s still got his irons in plenty of fires. Here, we’ll discuss everything from superheroes to law enforcement to business to sports to podcasting to — yes — the Flat Earth Theory.

“It’s never gotten out of control because even to this day I don’t consider myself a celebrity.” -Shaquille O’Neal

The Cheat Sheet:

  • What real-world experience Shaq is getting to prepare for a political race in 2020.

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