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David Nihill | Comedy Habits to Become a Funnier Speaker (Episode 341)


David Nihill is a comedian and public speake. Today he shares comedy habits for better, funnier public speaking. Join us episode 341 of The Art of Charm.

Humor connects you and your audience. “There’s nobody more judged than a stand-up comedian.”-Jerry Seinfeld The Cheat Sheet: How to have people talking about your speech after it ends, in a good way. 22 hours of work go into 1 minute of a 60-minute stand up comedy set: true or false? Are keynotes dead? The rule of 3 (‘tree’): what … Read More


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Texts From Aziz


by Jordan Harbinger I love Aziz Ansari. I love him even more now that he’s opened up about the time he crashed and burned while texting actress Blake Lively. According to Aziz, who told the story to Howard Stern, here’s how it all went down. Aziz meets Blake Lively (of Gossip Girl and GREEN LANTERN fame) at an event. They talk … Read More


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Srinivas Rao | The Unmistakable Creative (Episode 322)


Srinivas of Unmistakable Creative and I talk about podcasting, and the roles curiosity and creativity play in success on this edition of The Art of Charm.

You really did learn everything in kindergarten. “Your ability to take action in the face of unanswered questions is essential to accomplishing anything of significance.” -Srinivas Rao The Cheat Sheet: What are gaba levels? (04:50) What have been the two themes throughout his career? (09:30) The unhealthy myths of a “self-running business” and of being a nomad. (13:30) Why you … Read More


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John Jantsch | Duct Tape Marketing: Why Everyone Needs a Personal Brand (Episode 321)


John Jantsch is the author of his latest book: Duct Tape Selling. In today's episode of The Art of Charm we discuss why everyone needs a personal brand.

Choose a word you can say you stand for. “You need to grab on to something that you say ‘this is what I stand for’.” – John Jantsch The Cheat Sheet: How long did it take him to write his first book? (10:50) You have to have a narrow niche: true or false? (13:00) What’s the 6-week expert phenomenon? (15:00) The … Read More


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Julian Treasure | Conscious Listening: Why It’s So Valuable (Episode 320)


Julian Treasure is a sound expert who helps people effectively use conscious listening.

How to listen the way women want you to. “If you are somebody who listens it gives you advantages in all walks of life. Persuaders, influencers and leaders are people who really listen.” – Julian Treasure The Cheat Sheet: You hear with your whole body: true or false? (6:35) Why listening is a skill and not something that comes naturally. (15:25) Julian explains why … Read More


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Gabriel Wyner | Fluent Forever: How To Learn And Remember Languages (Episode 316)


Our guest today is Gabriel Wyner, author of Fluent Forever. Join us as we talk about his tips and life hacks for learning and retaining languages.

Hack Your Language Learning. “You get to meet different parts of yourself by going through the process of learning other languages.” – Gabriel Wyner The Cheat Sheet: What is the European scale of fluency? (8:00) There is such thing as the language gene: true or false? (11:10) A simple language hack you can do at home watching TV. (14:00) How to boost … Read More


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Michael O’Neal | From Financial Ruin To Successful Solopreneur (Episode 310)


Michael O'Neal of The Solopreneur Hour joins us for episode 310. We talk about how several significant losses led him on a path to his present day success.

“You’ve got to take imperfect action. You literally have to start. It doesn’t matter if it’s not perfect. It doesn’t matter if it crashes and burns.”  – Michael O’Neal The Cheat Sheet: Why he decided to stop trading time for dollars. (15:10) The business takeaway from the fake orgasm scene in When Harry Met Sally. (26:00) Why it’s important to say “yes” … Read More


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Ted Ryce | The Warrior Path of Resiliency (Episode 299)


Ted Ryce is a fitness expert and martial arts competitor who joins us to talk about being a warrior and how he has used to resiliency to overcome tragedy.

“I can’t control what happens outside of me, but I can control what happens on the inside.”  – Ted Ryce The Cheat Sheet: What was it like to see his brother’s murderer executed? (21:00) Ted’s warrior mindset and how it has served him. (26:20) The principles of resilience (31:10) Why aerobics and yoga can be beneficial, even to men. (39:05) What … Read More


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