Have you ever been on a date, or hung out with someone, where you really wanted to create a stronger connection – but didn’t know how to? The art of creating a fun date or hang out is easier than most people think.
Have you ever noticed that although you understand something logically, it just doesn't feel true - or affect how you do or experience things? Let's take a look at why that happens, and how we can help our emotions catch up to our intellect.
Do you ever find yourself unsure of what to say? It can lead to an awkward silence, the end of conversations, and more. Luckily, there's a simple way to solve the problem once and for all.
How many times have you meant to do something but never really gotten around to it? It turns out that starting something before we're ready to will often get us better results than to wait for the right moment.
Do you actively and consciously choose how you're going to show up in your own life? If you don't, try it - it will help you get a lot more of what you want.
Are you afraid of getting a no? Most people don't like it, but let me show you why we shouldn't worry about it - because a no can quickly get us the yes we want.
Have you ever returned merchandise without the receipt or original packaging? Most stores don't want to let you do that, but with this influence technique, it's still very doable.
My client Lars was up for his annual salary negotiation and he felt like he was underpaid, we made sure that changed by focusing on one word.
To be unconsciously competent means to be able to do something with a high degree of skill without even thinking about it. Let's take a look at how we get to that level with any skill.
The right negotiation techniques can get you anywhere. For my client "Jake", that ended up being a business trip to Paris that he wasn't actually needed on.
How often do others open up for you? How often do they share their innermost thoughts with you? Would you like to learn a question that will make them do it more often?
How often do you think you trick yourself without realizing it? Most people say "never" or "rarely", but we all do it, all the time.
How people will behave is something we all think about at times. And there's a simple, almost obvious, way to predict it that everyone knows - but most forget about.
Did you know that your sub communication can give a seven-word sentence seven different meanings? By mastering sub communication, your social skills will reach the next level instantly.
A lot of people think that introvert and extrovert are synonyms of shy and outgoing. But that's not quite true, at least not in psychology. Let's explore what it really means, and how that helps us.
Knowledge junkies know a lot about a lot of things, but their knowledge rarely seems to translate into real-world results. Let's look at why, and how to avoid the trap.
Did you know that the amount of balls you have in the air directly influences your ability to be at your best? Let's take a look at how to use that fact to our advantage, shall we?
Do you tend to be polarizing or nice? Which strategy do you think will work best to create more of the connections you want in your life?
I (once again) sit down with Zan Perrion for an interview, and this time we decided to focus on something a little different from what he's usually interviewed about.
The mind-body connection (called the psychosomatic effect in psychology and medicine) can help us do incredible things. And quite a few fun ones too.
There are many ways to improve yourself. You can work on your health, your social life, your success, your confidence, and so on. And they will all be helped by doing this one thing.
I love to scare people. And it's not (just) because I'm mean. It's also because I'm fascinated by the psychology of irrational fears and I like to play with it.
Vanessa Van Edwards is a world-leading expert on charisma. In this interview we talk about what charisma really is, her personal story, and lots more.