How to Make the Most of Feedback


How to Make the Most of Feedback

Criticism is an unavoidable part of life. Whether we want it or not, feedback will find us — at work, at home, and in our closest relationships. Some people avoid it at all costs, and wrestle with how to make sense of other people’s opinions about their work. Others embrace criticism, and use it to develop the insights they need … Read More


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What Happened When I Interviewed Roger Stone: A Case Study in Confirmation Bias


What Happened When I Interviewed Roger Stone: A Case Study in Confirmation Bias

A few weeks ago, I interviewed Roger Stone. I knew it would be a controversial episode. Given Stone’s outsized and unsettling role in American politics, I expected our audience to have a range of opinions about the interview, most of them, I imagined, quite critical. After all, Stone is one of the key people responsible for the tenor and controversy … Read More


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From the Vault #19 | How to Learn Like Tim Ferriss


From the Vault #19 | How to Learn Like Tim Ferriss

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 comes from our Bonus Episode treasury and features the one and only Tim Ferriss — from the days before his podcast became the ubiquitous … Read More


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The Three-Step Process for Building a Successful Social Circle


To expand your social circle: meet, invite, connect.

Maybe you found us because you have a little social anxiety; maybe you’re a little introverted and don’t feel comfortable approaching people you don’t know. Here’s our three-step process to enable you to make friends anywhere you are so you can quickly and easily filter for quality people, build a successful social circle, and have a lot of fun in … Read More


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