Building A Connection

Develop immediate trust and rapport
In this section, we explore the art and science of building a connection with the people you meet. Learn to develop organic trust and genuine rapport — the pillars of a deep connection — and apply them to your professional, romantic and platonic relationships.

Dr. Jessica Borushok | The Art of Rebooting Your Busy Mind


In today’s episode, we cover getting unstuck from your busy mind with Dr. Jessica Borushok. Jessica is an award winning author and recognized expert in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy who has helped hundreds transform their relationship with their thoughts and optimize their world. Busy minds keep many of us up late at night needlessly worrying, so what can we do … Read More


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

Bob Gower and Alexandra Jamieson | The Art of Flexible Boundaries


In today’s episode, we answer your questions and cover the All In Method with Alexandra Jamieson and Bob Gower. Alexandra is the bestselling author of five books, and co-creator / co-star of the Oscar-nominated documentary Super Size Me, and Bob is a New York-based consultant, writer, and speaker. All of us have different values and beliefs guiding us through life, … Read More


in Building A Connection, Confidence, Empowerment, Life Hacks, Podcast, Productivity

David Nurse | 7 Steps to Unshakable Confidence


In today’s episode, we cover the 7 steps to unshakable confidence with David Nurse. David is an NBA life and optimization coach, future bestselling author, and worldwide motivational speaker. Confidence can be developed with consistent practice like any other skill, but what concrete steps can you take everyday to achieve the confidence you’ve always wanted? What to Listen For What … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Building A Connection, Confidence, Health & Fitness, Podcast, Self Mastery

8 Easy Ways to Have Better Conversations


Does the idea of boring small-talk with Uncle Bob or chatting with an attractive person make you tense? If you’re like many people, conversation anticipation will put a few beads of sweat on your forehead. But here’s the good news: While conversation skills are just that–skills to be practiced–some can be implemented swiftly. As a social skills coach we know … Read More


in Building A Connection, Making Friends, Networking

How to Hold Great Eye Contact


My friends don’t have it easy. They always serve as unknowing test subjects in my social experiments. I write “unknowing,” but I do feel like they suspect at least something. One clue is that their first question always seems to be: “What book are you currently reading?”. Probably a veiled attempt to foresee the experiment they are about to undergo. … Read More


in Art of Dating, Building A Connection, Confidence

Harville Hendrix | Getting The Love You Want (Episode 362)


Harville Hendrix, relationship expert and author of Getting The Love You Want, joins us for a relationship-centered chat on episode 362 of The Art of Charm.

You choose your partners for a reason. “The bottom line for great relationships is you have to know how to deal with differences.” -Harville Hendrix The Cheat Sheet: What is zero negativity and how do you use it in a relationship? Imago: what is it and why should you bother to care? Only 10% of the married population is in … Read More


in Attraction, Building A Connection, Podcast, Podcasts, Relationships

Passion in Relationships | Is Your Girlfriend Getting Bored With You?


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Passion in relationships is a tricky subject. When you’ve got a girlfriend you really dig you might be afraid that she’s getting bored with you. And honestly, you wouldn’t be the first guy that’s happened to. Knowing the signs that your girlfriend is getting bored with you can make all the difference in the world between keeping your relationship going … Read More


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