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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5 Common Frustrations and How to Handle Them


5 Common Frustrations and How to Handle Them

I was browsing Reddit the other day when I came across a thread that caught my eye. The title was simple: “What frustrates you most about life?” The frustrations people submitted ranged from economic to familial, psychological to political. They were all universal human concerns — problems men and women from all walks of life struggle with every single day. … Read More


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Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in the Room? Learn the Art of Active Listening.


Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in the Room? Learn the Art of Active Listening

One question we get frequently is, “How do I become a better listener?” Listening is an important social skill we need if we want to really connect with other people. Most people know listening is important, but a lot of us (especially those of us with a little social anxiety) end up in our heads, over-thinking things. The problem is … Read More


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The Art of Feedback (And Why It Really Matters)


The Art of Feedback (And Why It Really Matters)

Confession: I’m not exactly a natural when it comes to feedback. Offering meaningful criticism was a skill I learned later in life, and to this day, I have to work consciously to give and interpret feedback the right way. For a long time, I felt like this was a gap in my ability — a sensitivity to criticism I just … Read More


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How Do You Host a Great Event (and Build Your Social Capital Without Keeling over from Social Anxiety)?


How Do You Host a Great Event (and Build Your Social Capital Without Keeling over from Social Anxiety)?

You understand hosting a fabulous event is a great way to network and build social capital. That’s a given. But how do you get started when you don’t have an actual clue where to begin? The art of hosting a fabulous event that builds your social circle and your personal reputation as an all-around cool guy or gal is easier … Read More


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