Art of Business

Succeeding in the world of business requires a deep understanding of the subtler principles of trust, attraction, confidence, and judgment. In this vertical, we share our unique approach to networking, deal making and negotiation, entrepreneurship, and productivity. From getting things done to negotiating a raise to meeting new customers, this section will offer new exercises and tools to up your professional game.

Dr. Carole Robin | How to Build World Class Connections and Lead With Vulnerability


In today’s episode, we cover building stronger connections with Dr. Carole Robin. Carole Robin, Ph.D. was the Dorothy J. King Lecturer in Leadership at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business where she helped to further develop the Interpersonal Dynamics Course, and is now the author of the best selling book, Connect: Building Exceptional Relationships with Family, Friends, and Colleagues. Technology and … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Building A Connection, Confidence, Empowerment, Finding Your Purpose, Life Hacks, Networking, Podcast, Productivity, Self Mastery

Toolbox | Small Talk Hacks to Boost Your Sales, Grow Your Network and Never Feel Awkward Again


In today’s episode, we cover small talk with AJ, Johnny, and Michael.  Getting on the question train is one of the most common mistakes people make in conversations without realizing it, but what is it, why does it kill conversations, and how do you avoid getting on it? What to Listen For The pitfalls that lead to one-sided conversations – … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Building A Connection, Confidence, Life Hacks, Making Friends, Marriage & Relationships, Networking, Podcast, Relationships, Toolbox Episodes

Listening 101: The Key to Creating Unforgettable Conversations


4 friends standing around talking

You’re out to dinner with your significant other’s parents. You’re meeting them for the first time. You need to make a good first impression. But what are you going to talk about? What should you ask them about? How will you know if you’re talking too much? Or not enough?  Meeting the parents can be intimidating. In fact, anytime you … Read More


in Building A Connection, Making Friends, Networking

Brad Lomenick | 3 Steps to Effective Leadership & Getting the Feedback You Need to Succeed


In today’s episode, we cover leadership with Brad Lomenick. Brad is a leadership consultant, speaker, founder of BLINC, and author of The Catalyst Leader and H3 Leadership. He writes about leadership, the next generation, creativity, innovation, social media, teamwork, and personal growth.  Effective leadership is built on a few powerful traits anyone can learn, but what are they, what is … Read More


in Business, Connecting, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Making Friends, Networking, Podcast, Productivity, Relationships, Self Mastery

Matthew Pollard | The Networking Mindset for Success and Why Introverts Have the Edge


In today’s episode, we cover networking as an introvert with Matthew Pollard. Matthew is an internationally-recognized consultant, speaker, author, serial entrepreneur with five multi-million dollar business success stories under his belt, and the author of his newest book The Introvert’s Edge to Networking. Networking when you’re an introvert can feel like a daunting task, so how do successful introverts do … Read More


in Art of Business, Bonus Episodes, Deal Making & Negotiations, Entrepreneurship, Life Hacks, Podcast