AoC Toolbox | Screening and Qualifying (Episode 420)

For better or worse, we mirror the company that we keep. Here’s how we maximize its quality for the best reflection. “I’m selective with second chances, but I’m always willing to give a first chance.” -AJ Harbinger The Cheat Sheet: Are you due for a friend audit? How do you tell the difference between “high value” and “low value” people? … Read More

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Kevin Kermes | Bridge the Direct Experience Gap (Episode 418)

It’s never too late to shed a lousy job description. Learn to bridge the direct experience gap and stop enduring work you hate. “It’s painful to learn new stuff, [but] I learned how to surf and snowboard at 40!” -Kevin Kermes The Cheat Sheet: Why it’s critical to translate your skills (and the #1 way people fail when trying). How … Read More

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Ramit Sethi | Cold Truths About Networking and Success (Episode 399)

Ramit Sethi of I Will Teach You to Be Rich joins us today. He shares his advice on how to engage in powerful networking on episode 399 of The Art of Charm.

As Ramit Sethi (@ramit) knows, mindset comes first, then networking, then success. “Top performers in one field want to meet top performers in other fields.” -Ramit Sethi The Cheat Sheet: What is curated value and how does it apply to networking? The three letters that cut down Ramit Sethi’s email by 30%. Why did Ramit turn down an offer to … Read More

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Michelle Lederman | The Laws of Likability (Episode 398)

Michelle Lederman is an author on clarity, confidence, connection and likability. We'll discuss these topics and more on episode 398 of The Art of Charm.

Network to create lifelong connections. “Vulnerability leads to credibility.” -Michelle Lederman The Cheat Sheet: Can you fake confidence? If so, how? Why the real you is the best you. The key to being more authentic. How many times should you try something new before throwing in the towel? What is the three words activity? And so much more… Networking and … Read More

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Danny Iny | Engagement from Scratch (Episode 368)

Danny is the man behind Firepole Marketing and the author of Engagement From Scratch. We chat about all of that and more on episode 368 of The Art of Charm.

Extroverts aren’t always the best networkers. “Business savvy comes down to being able to sustainably and effectively get done whatever it is you want to get done.”-Danny Iny The Cheat Sheet: Can you fake being a good networker? Why not answering your emails promptly will be detrimental to your success. What do skyhooks and cranes have to do with building … Read More

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Selena Soo | Creating VIP Connections (Episode 361)

Selena Soo is the PR maven running S2 Groupe. We chat about mistakes people make when creating VIP connections, and more on episode 361 of The Art of Charm.

Add value before asking for anything. “Picking someone’s brain is like picking someone’s pocket.” -Selena Soo The Cheat Sheet: How did Selena create a relationship with Ramit Sethi? Breakfast, lunch, or coffee: which is the best meeting suggestion? How to talk to an influencer and create the foundation for a friendship. Why and when to not ask for advice. What … Read More

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Marsha Shandur | Saying Yes to Networking (Episode 359)

Do you like networking or is it just a necessary evil only to be done when absolutely necessary? Sharpen your skill set with this episode of AoC.

As Marsha Shandur (@yesyesmarsha) knows, networking can be fun. Here’s where she shows you how. “Networking is a long-term relationship, not a one-night stand.” -Marsha Shandur The Cheat Sheet: Is everyone afraid of networking events? The top two ways to add value to someone no matter who they are. What’s the spotlight effect? What does Helen Fielding have to teach … Read More

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