Toolbox Episodes

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8 Tips to Keep the Conversation Going (Episode 716)


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How do you take a conversation to the next level and create real connection? In this episode of The Art of Charm podcast, AJ and Johnny explain 8 fundamental steps to develop a relationship beyond just a brief interaction with a stranger on the train, scoring a number at a bar, or a handshake at a business conference. Learn the social cues, the mental tricks, and the right body language to tee up a compelling conversation.


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The Art of Compelling Conversations (Episode 715)


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In this episode, AJ and Johnny share stories on how they’ve built connections with others and improved upon them—and back these up with science. On their quest to reach the perfect balance, they talk about how important opening up the door of introduction is without prying into someone’s life or personal space.


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The Art of Talking to Strangers (Episode 711)


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Think about it – at one point in time everyone in our lives was a stranger – even our closest friend.

Whether we are trying to strike up a conversation at a networking event, meeting someone at a bar, or just talking to your barista, the art of talking to strangers comes alive every day.

On today’s episode, we aren’t just discussing how to talk to strangers, but why doing so can improve our lives and increase our happiness.


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The Art of Body Language (Episode 707)


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Whether we’re meeting someone for the first time or trying to elevate ourselves to that next level—body language plays an integral part in our presentation of self. Listen to this episode to learn the importance of body language in our social interactions.


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The Power of Accountability (Episode 703)


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We all have goals and aspirations, but how many of us take the time to share and vocalize those goals or support our friends as they try to achieve their goals? On today’s episode, we are discussing the importance of accountability. We, at The Art of Charm, often call accountability the “cheat code to self-development.” When you start to integrate others into your personal journey, the social pressure hacks your motivation centers, sending you on the fast track to achieving your goals.


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Brutal Truths Part 2 (Episode 702)


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We think we can ignore the brutal truths of life. The fact that dreaming is for losers, or happiness is a choice, or investing in yourself always yields a positive return. But the reality is we can’t. No matter how hard we try, the truth catches up to us.


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Brutal Truths Part 1 (Episode 701)


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We all want attention, approval, and acceptance.

But we can’t expect others to give us that if we don’t approve of ourselves. Most often, the reason we struggle with self-acceptance is because we are running away from the brutal truths of life.


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