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Art of Charm Toolbox | Five Fundamentals of a Solid Approach (Episode 664)


AoC Toolbox | Five Fundamentals of a Solid Approach (Episode 664)

The Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) trio of Johnny, AJ, and Jordan lay out the five fundamentals of a solid approach when you want to make an engaging connection with someone. “Welcome to AoC Dojo!” -AJ Harbinger The Cheat Sheet: If you want to engage in a meaningful connection with someone, remember these five fundamentals of a solid approach. Smile. Understand when and how to make and break eye contact. Show enthusiasm. Practice neutral body language. Demonstrate commitment. Listen to this Toolbox episode in its entirety for all of the details! (Direct Download Episode Here) (Download Transcript Here) For most of … Read More


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Art of Charm Toolbox | Four Components of a First Impression (Episode 656)


AoC Toolbox | Four Components of a First Impression (Episode 656)

The Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) trio of Johnny, AJ, and Jordan talk about the four components of a first impression that begin even before the first words are exchanged: static, dynamic, self-presentation, and circumstance. “You can’t become a positive blip on someone’s radar if they can’t see you.” -AJ Harbinger The Cheat Sheet: There are four components that go into making a first impression before first words are even exchanged. Static: This is your physique and the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that go into maintaining it. Dynamic: Your body language and not only what it communicates to others, but how … Read More


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Art of Charm Toolbox | Narrative Building (Episode 604)


AoC Toolbox | Narrative Building (Episode 604)

The Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) triumvirate of Johnny, AJ, and Jordan discuss the importance of narrative building — taking ownership of the past, being mindful of the present, and setting sights on what we hope to accomplish in the future. To build rapport with others, we have to know our own story first. [Photo by Jonathan Kos-Read] “If you don’t understand your narrative, it puts you in peril.” -AJ Harbinger The Cheat Sheet: The monomyth, or the hero’s journey as identified by mythologist Joseph Campbell, is a pattern that shows up in stories around the world and across cultures — … Read More


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Art of Charm Toolbox | Imposter Syndrome (Episode 583)


AoC Toolbox | Imposter Syndrome (Episode 583)

The Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) talks about imposter syndrome and how to cope with the feeling you’ll be uncovered as a fraud for being unworthy of what you’ve worked hard to achieve. The Cheat Sheet: Do you ever feel like you’ve gotten undeserved reward or recognition from accomplishing something — and it’s just a matter of time before someone uncovers you for the fraud you are? This phenomenon is known as imposter syndrome. Almost everyone experiences this at some point — but it’s especially prevalent among high-performers. Imposter syndrome is often suffered silently, because the person experiencing it usually doesn’t … Read More


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Art of Charm Toolbox | How to Keep the Conversation Going (Episode 562)


AoC Toolbox | How to Keep the Conversation Going (Episode 562)

The Art of Charm (@TheArtofCharm) has ways of making you talk! If you want to know how to keep a conversation going and avoid the awkward calm that sometimes besets even the most animated of chats, you’ll want to dip into the toolbox for this one. [Image of awkward conversation captured by Kyle Taylor] The Cheat Sheet: The best conversationalists are the best listeners. What do you do when you run out of things to say in a conversation? Learn how to lessen the crushing pressure of being interesting by focusing on being interested. Understand how to stay tuned in … Read More


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