Jordan Harbinger

This is Jordan Harbinger!Jordan Harbinger is an entrepreneur, talk show host, and world-renowned social dynamics expert.

As co-founder of The Art of Charm, Jordan has helped develop one of the leading self-development programs in the world, with a special expertise in social capital, relationship-building, and authentic rapport. He is also the host of The Art of Charm Podcast, where he interviews leading entrepreneurs, celebrities, authors, and experts on psychology, human performance, behavioral economics, and success. For all his work in the field, Forbes named Jordan one of the 50 best relationship-builders in the world.

Jordan has shared his ideas around the world as a speaker and consultant. His work has been presented in Silicon Valley (at companies such as Google, Apple, Twitter, and Square) and to various government branches and agencies (including all branches of the U.S. Military, the Department of State, and Department of Defense). He has also given talks on security, social-engineering, and psychology to BlackHat, DEFCON, and Harvard Business School, and has advised private companies and law-enforcement agencies on their security and communications.

A former U.S. State Department employee and Wall Street attorney who speaks five languages, Jordan has spent several years abroad in Europe and the developing world, including South America, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the Middle East. He has worked for various governments and NGOs overseas, traveled through war zones, led several trips through North Korea, and been kidnapped — twice. (The only reason he’s still alive and kicking is because of his ability to talk his way into [and out of] just about any situation.)

Here at The Art of Charm, Jordan shares all of this experience — and the system born as a result — with his students, clients, and listeners.

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Fan Mail Friday #150 | Chuck Norris vs. Podcast


Fan Mail Friday

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let’s cut to it! In this episode: How do you build a closer, stronger relationship with a parent who’s always seemed distant? How do you distance yourself from a terrible stepparent? Are all your friends … Read More


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Lewis Howes | The Mask of Masculinity (Episode 688)


Lewis Howes | The Mask of Masculinity (Episode 688)

Lewis Howes (@LewisHowes) rejoins us to discuss his latest book, The Mask of Masculinity: How Men Can Embrace Vulnerability, Create Strong Relationships, and Live Their Fullest Lives. “We aren’t able to fully heal until we start sharing the things we’re most ashamed of, the things we’re most afraid of, and the things we’re most insecure about.” -Lewis Howes The Cheat … Read More


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Paul Gilmartin | A Principled Life (Episode 687)


Paul Gilmartin | A Principled Life (Episode 687)

Paul Gilmartin (@mentalpod) is the host and producer of The Mental Illness Happy Hour Podcast, known for his brutal honesty, authenticity, and transparency. The Cheat Sheet: How addiction works as a frame of mind and what a support group offers an addict on the road to recovery. Why shaming ourselves into becoming better people is a terrible strategy for self … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #149 | Meta Electroshock Sex


Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let’s cut to it! In this episode: How feasible is online dating for someone in the public eye? How do you stay engaged in conversation without seeming like you are working really hard for it? … Read More


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Akshay Nanavati | Fearvana (Episode 686)


Akshay Nanavati | Fearvana (Episode 686)

Akshay Nanavati (@fearvanalife) was on the brink of suicide, but overcame drug addiction, alcoholism, and PTSD from fighting in Iraq with the US Marines. He is the author of Fearvana: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear Into Health, Wealth, and Happiness. The Cheat Sheet: Why might a Marine veteran be thankful for falling in with the wrong crowd … Read More


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David DeSteno | Emotional Success (Episode 685)


David DeSteno | Emotional Success (Episode 685)

David DeSteno (@daviddesteno) is a professor of psychology at Northeastern University and author of Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride. The Cheat Sheet: Why is delaying gratification so hard and why is it important? Why willpower runs counter to our evolutionary programming and often fails. Why developing prosocial emotions — gratitude, compassion, and pride — is a … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #148 | Long Distance Feng Shui


Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let’s cut to it! In this episode: What’s your first step when you suspect child abuse is going on in your cousin’s family? Where’s the line drawn between real science and pseudoscience? Should you expect … Read More


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Celeste Headlee | We Need to Talk (Episode 684)


Celeste Headlee | We Need to Talk (Episode 684)

Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) is the host of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta and has been a host and correspondent for NPR and PRI since 2006. She is the author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter. “The attempt to change somebody’s mind is the death of good conversation.” -Celeste Headlee The Cheat … Read More


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AoC Toolbox | If Quality Is What You Want, Focus on Quantity (Episode 683)


AoC Toolbox | If Quality Is What You Want, Focus on Quantity (Episode 683)

Instead of thinking about quality as this sacred value to be revered by ignoring quantity, we need to embrace quantity as an essential path to quality. Here’s why. The Cheat Sheet: Sometimes less really isn’t more. What James Joyce and Miles Davis can teach us about quantity vs. quality. Why producing more is more important than just striving for perfection. … Read More


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Fan Mail Friday #147 | Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast


Fan Mail Friday #147 | Pumpkin Pie for Breakfast

Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we’ll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. In this episode: What’s wrong with eating pumpkin pie for breakfast? Are long distance, lack of communication, recurring patterns of behavior, and disempowering beliefs good enough reasons to break up with someone and stay broken … Read More


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