Steve Sisler | How to Read People (Episode 350)


On today's show is Steve Sisler, behavioral analyst, a people reading savant! We discuss tips on how to read people, and more on today's The Art of Charm.

Steve Sisler (@stevesisler) explains how to adjust your style to connect. “We don’t see people as they are, we see people as we are.”-Steve Sisler The Cheat Sheet: The three reasons people listen. How much of communication is verbal, how much body language? What behavioral profile do nurses most often fit? Why meek does not equal weak. The secret to saying … Read More


David DeSteno | Emotional Success (Episode 685)


David DeSteno | Emotional Success (Episode 685)

David DeSteno (@daviddesteno) is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University and author of Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride. The Cheat Sheet: Why is delaying gratification so hard and why is it important? Why willpower runs counter to our evolutionary programming and often fails. Why developing prosocial emotions — gratitude, compassion, and pride — is a … Read More


Christopher Lochhead | Category Design (Episode 681)


Christopher Lochhead | Category Design (Episode 681)

Christopher Lochhead (@lochhead) is a former entrepreneur, retired Silicon Valley three-time public company CMO, category designer, host of the Legends & Losers Podcast, and co-author of Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets. “People remember different in a way they don’t remember better.” -Christopher Lochhead The Cheat Sheet: Entrepreneurship is at an all-time low. Why? Every … Read More


Chris Guillebeau | Side Hustle (Episode 663)


Chris Guillebeau | Side Hustle (Episode 663)

Chris Guillebeau (@chrisguillebeau) rejoins us to explain what a side hustle is and what a side hustle isn’t as outlined in his new book Side Hustle: From Idea to Income in 27 Days. The Cheat Sheet: Understand why you don’t need to be an “all-in” entrepreneur to have a side hustle. Learn how to take inventory of your existing skills … Read More


Fan Mail Friday #135 | Forwarding the Family Name


Fan Mail Friday #135 | Forwarding the Family Name

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 Roger Stone, Admiral William H. McRaven, Robin Dreeke, … Read More


Fan Mail Friday #128 | Beware of Insecure Security


Fan Mail Friday #128 | Beware of Insecure Security

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 Garry Kasparov, Srini Pillay, Daniel Levitin, and Lynn … Read More


Michael Breus | The Power of When (Episode 585)


Michael Breus | The Power of When (Episode 585)

Michael Breus (@thesleepdoctor) is a clinical psychologist, board-certified sleep specialist, and author of The Power of When: Discover Your Chronotype — and the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More. “Everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep.” -Michael Breus The Cheat Sheet: Do you … Read More


David Burkus | Under New Management (Episode 532)


David Burkus | Under New Management (Episode 532)

David Burkus (@davidburkus) makes it easier for good ideas to leave the ivory tower of academia and get adopted by the people in the corner office who need it. He is the author of Under New Management: How Leading Organizations Are Upending Business as Usual. The Cheat Sheet: Why are smaller companies with limited resources better poised than giant corporations to … Read More


Nick Unsworth | Life on Fire (Episode 527)


Nick Unsworth | Life on Fire (Episode 527)

Nick Unsworth (@NickUnsworth) of Life on Fire is a business coach who helps entrepreneurs get more time back and make more money — by teaching them lessons from the heartbreaking mistakes he’s already made. The Cheat Sheet: Chasing easy dollars is usually a way to end up with no dollars. Trying to outwork a problem isn’t always the best way … Read More


Jason McCarthy | Charming the Snake (Episode 525)


Jason McCarthy | Charming the Snake (Episode 525)

Jason McCarthy (@GORUCK) teaches lessons focused on problem solving and rapport building related to “Charming the Snake,” a way of life for Green Berets that works in war, business, and love. The Cheat Sheet: What does GORUCK mean? Where does the term “charming the snake” originate? Why is it more efficacious to charm the metaphorical snake rather than kill it? … Read More