Making Friends

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


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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

Tal Ben-Shahar | The Secret to Being Happy in the Modern World & 3 Tips to Conquer Screen Addiction


In today’s episode, we cover happiness and positive psychology with Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar. Tal Ben-Shahar taught two of the largest classes in Harvard University’s history, Positive Psychology and The Psychology of Leadership, and now consults and lectures around the world to executives in multinational corporations, the general public, and at-risk populations. Finding happiness in the chaos of life has been … Read More


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The Genesis of Every Single Connection in Our Lives


A couple holding sparklers

“Emotional bids are the genesis of every single connection in our lives.” – AJ Harbinger You had a long day at work. You got stuck in rush hour and hit every red light. You finally got home, made yourself comfortable, and started that latest show your friends have been raving about. It’s getting to the climax of the first episode … Read More


in Building A Connection, Making Friends, Marriage & Relationships

The Cheat Code to Building Deep Relationships and Being Unforgettable Toolbox


In today’s episode, we cover emotional bids with AJ and Johnny. Understanding emotional bids is the cheat code to building great relationships, but what are they, how do you recognize them, and why does ignoring them lead to the end of relationships? What to Listen For Why are Emotional Bids Important – 2:25  Why is it so important to your … Read More


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Toolbox | Why Love Isn’t Enough & the 4 Skills You Need for a Healthy Relationship


In today’s episode, we cover how to keep the romance in your life fresh. Unfortunately, many of us believe relationship myths as truth which can set us up for failure, so what are the biggest relationship myths, what else do you need besides love to make a relationship work, and what skills can you start working on today to improve … Read More


in Art of Dating, Art of Personal Development, Break-Ups & Divorce, Building A Connection, Confidence, Dating Science, Dating Tips, Empowerment, Flirting And Attraction, Life Hacks, Making Friends, Marriage & Relationships, Podcast

Joe de Sena | The Art of the Spartan Way


In today’s episode, we cover mindset and determination with Joe De Sena. Joe is the CEO and founder of Spartan and the Death Race, and the NY Times best selling author of Spartan Up, Spartan Fit, and The Spartan Way. Success is never a straight path nor is it attained with ease, so if you want to increase your chances … Read More


in Art of Business, Art of Personal Development, Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Finding Your Purpose, Health & Fitness, Interviews, Making Friends, Networking, Podcast, Productivity, Self Mastery

Best of 2020


In today’s episode, we highlight the best moments of our podcast from 2020. It’s the end of 2020, so we’re celebrating it with a selection of our greatest moments ranging from speaking up for yourself to forging deeper connections to cultivating your charisma. What to Listen For What subtle mindset shift can you use to start speaking up for yourself … Read More


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Toolbox: The Myth About Friendship and 3 Ways to Make a Deeper Connection


In today’s episode, we cover emotional connection with Michael Herold. Michael is the instructor for the Art of Charm’s Core Confidence program and uses evidence-based psychotherapy to help clients overcome their social anxiety and become the best versions of themselves. In today’s data-driven world, many of us are struggling to connect with those around us because we don’t know how … Read More


in Art of Personal Development, Lifestyle, Making Friends, Podcast, Profiles of Success, Self Mastery, Toolbox Episodes

Jen Gottlieb and Chris Winfield | The Art of Being a Super Connector


In today’s episode, we cover connecting and commitment with Jenn Gottlieb and Chris Winfield. Jenn and Chris are the founders of Super Connector Media and have helped hundreds of humans master the art of connection. Connecting with people takes intentional effort, but where should that effort go in today’s digital age, what can you do to take the pressure off … Read More


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