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The Art of Charm is where self-motivated people, just like you, come to learn from the companys coaches about to how to master human dynamics, relationships, and becoming your best self with the help of Johnny and AJ, the companys founders.Johnny and AJ bring their 11 years of coaching experience from their famous Bootcamps, where they host clients in Los Angeles from all over the world and they share their stories, best practices and themselves on this weekly podcast.Not only does The Art of Charm help everyday people, including active members of the military, learn how to become higher performers, better spouses, partners, and coworkers, they dig deep into human behavior, the science behind it, and demystify what we do and why we do it.


  • How to Win Your Breakup | Natasha Adamo

    23/05/2022 Duration: 55min

    In today’s episode, we cover winning your breakup with Natasha Adamo. Natasha is a high-performance coach, relationship coach, speaker, blogger with over two and a half million readers, and the author of Win Your Breakup: How to Be The One That Got Away.Breakups can be painful and get drawn out, so what can you do win your breakup, what does it mean to win, and how can you avoid falling into another toxic relationship?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What are the signs of toxic relationships?How do you win your breakup?Breaking the Toxic Relationship Cycle – 19:48 How do you break the cycle of jumping from one toxic relationship to another?What signs should you look for in a potential partner?Stay on your white horse after a breakup – 27:20What steps should you take after a breakup to speed up the recovery process?What should you avoid doing after a breakup if you want to move on?Emotional Entrepreneurship – 45:36What is an emotional entrepreneur and why are people drawn to emotional entrepreneurs?Winning

  • 5 Steps To Boost Your Mental Health | Lori Gottlieb

    16/05/2022 Duration: 59min

    In today’s episode, we cover mental health with Lori Gottlieb. Lori is a psychotherapist in Los Angeles, co-host of the podcast Dear Therapists, and the author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.Mental health is a priority now more than ever, so what are the overlooked signs that someone is struggling with mental health, how do you know if you should talk to a professional, and why is boundary setting crucial to positive mental health?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What are the overlooked signs that someone is struggling with mental health issues?What is the value in seeing a therapist versus talking to your friends and family about issues you’re experiencing in life?The self-sabotaging stories we tell ourselves – 11:12 Why do we tell ourselves stories about what happens to us and how do those stories have lasting negative impacts on us and the people around us?What impact do the people around us have on our mental health and what can you do if your friends aren’t healthy for you?Setting and maintainin

  • How to Influence and Persuade People | Zoe Chance

    09/05/2022 Duration: 57min

    In today’s episode, we cover influence with Zoe Chance. Zoe is a teacher, writer, researcher, climate philanthropist, earned her doctorate from Harvard, teaches Mastering Influence and Persuasion, the most popular class at the Yale School of Management, and is the author of Influence is Your Superpower: The Science of Winning Hearts, Sparking Change, and Making Good Things Happen.Influencing the people around you is a superpower, but how do you develop that ability through your charisma, what common mistakes are you making that kill your charisma, and what is the most important skill you need to influence people?  What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00Why is your ability to influence others a superpower?What are the three paradoxes of charisma?Anti-charismatic statements – 15:15 What are diminishing statements, why do so many of us use them, and how do they kill your charisma?Charming vs Manipulating – 23:14 How can you tell the difference between people using strategies and tactics to build genuine connection

  • How to Achieve Metabolic Health | Dr. Philip Ovadia

    02/05/2022 Duration: 58min

    In today’s episode, we cover metabolic health with Dr Philip Ovadia. Dr. Ovadia is a board certified Cardiac Surgeon, founder of Ovadia Heart Health, and the author of Stay Off My Operating Table: A Heart Surgeon’s Metabolic Health Guide to Lose Weight, Prevent Disease, and Feel Your Best Every Day. What you put into your body has a direct impact on your metabolic health, but what is metabolic health, why is it important, and what can you do to support a strong metabolic health so you don’t end up on the operating table or in an early grave? What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What is metabolic health and how does it impact the other areas of your life including mental health?The big medical myths – 13:17 What is the biggest medical myth that is making us more unhealthy every year?Should we be consuming supplements?How did unhealthy food become so normalized that we serve it in hospitals where we’re supposed to go to get better?The 5 metrics of Metabolic Health – 26:09 What metrics should you and your doctor

  • How To Read Body Language | Abbie Maroño

    25/04/2022 Duration: 55min

    In today’s episode, we cover trust and cooperation with Abbie Maroño. Abbie is the Director of Education at Social-Engineer, is a lecturer in Psychology, has a PhD in Behavior Analysis, was mentored by the body language expert Joe Navarro, and performs academic research specializing in nonverbal communication, trust, and cooperation.Trust is important because our survival depends on our ability to cooperate with the people around us, so why do we place a strong emphasis on competition, what signals should we look for to determine someone’s trustworthiness, and how do we build trust in the first place?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What is the definition of trust according to modern science?How fast can trust be built and destroyed?The big myth about competition and survival of the fittest – 10:10 What do we get wrong about competition vs cooperation in modern society, and why does this misconception lead to unhappiness and discontent in the workplace?What nonverbal signals should you look for to determi

  • The Best Negotiation Tactics (Yale Professor) | Barry Nalebuff | Art of Charm

    18/04/2022 Duration: 46min

    In today’s episode, we cover negotiation with Barry Nalebuff. Barry is a Professor at Yale where he has taught negotiation, innovation, strategy, and game theory for thirty years, and recently authored Split the Pie: A Radical New Way to Negotiate, which is based on his negotiation course.Negotiating can be intimidating if you don’t do it on a regular basis, so what simple tips can you remember to make your next negotiation a win, how do you negotiate with people who are clearly more experienced than you, and what is the best question to ask when negotiating your salary?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What’s the difference between Split the Pie and Never Split the Difference?How to negotiate with unfair people – 10:55 What can you do to negotiate with people who don’t care about fairness?How can you “be ready to walk away” from a once-in-a-lifetime deal?Dealing with people who don’t see the win-win outcome – 21:10 How do we use empathy to get the other person’s perspective and come up with a deal that sa

  • 5 Most Common Myths About the Brain | Lisa Barrett

    11/04/2022 Duration: 59min

    In today’s episode, we cover the brain with Lisa Barrett, PhD. Lisa is among the top one percent most cited scientists in the world for her revolutionary research in psychology and neuroscience, and is the author of the best-selling Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain.As we learn more about the brain we realize how mistaken we once were, so what have we been getting wrong about the brain, what have we learned, and how can you use that information to eliminate the unhelpful patterns and bad habits holding you back from living a fulfilling life?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00Where did the myth about the lizard brain come from and why is it such a popular belief?Moving beyond the Lizard Brain – 10:47 What is the correct way to think about the conflict between rationality and what we mistakenly believe is the lizard brain so we can work toward becoming the people we want to be?How is our brain functionality connected to our metabolism and how can you use that information to increase your brain’s perfor

  • Avoid These 3 Low Value Behaviors (Toolbox)

    04/04/2022 Duration: 01h01min

    In today’s episode, we cover low value behavior with AJ and Johnny.We all exhibit low value behavior that can push people away from us, so what are low value behaviors, what makes us exhibit low value behavior, and what can you do to stop these low value behaviors from destroying friendships and relationships?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What are low value behaviors, how do they push people away from us, and how can you notice them so you stop exhibiting them?Why do low value behaviors make it difficult to create lasting friendships and relationships?Why do we need attention, approval, and acceptance? – 14:20 What do we need from other humans to feel safe and why does every human need it?How does your childhood shape the way you seek out value in the world and what can you do if your childhood influenced you to exhibit a lot of low value behaviors?How to Identify Low Value Behaviors – 24:27 What is the difference between a high value person and a low value person?What is supplicative behavior and what

  • Overcoming Nice Guy Syndrome | Dr. Robert Glover

    28/03/2022 Duration: 01h12min

    In today’s episode, we cover passive communication with Dr Robert Glover. Robert is an internationally recognized authority on the Nice Guy Syndrome, has helped thousands of nice guys transform from being passive, resentful victims to empowered, integrated males, and is the author of No More Mr. Nice Guy: A Proven Plan For Getting What You Want in Love, Sex and Life.Trying to be the nice guy is a fatal step many men take to get what they want out of life, but what makes being a nice guy so bad, how can you identify your nice guy tendencies, and what can you do to get what you want without being a jerk?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What is Nice Guy Syndrome and why is being a nice guy (or nice girl) counterproductive to getting what you want out of life?Does Nice Guy Syndrome also apply to women?Being a Nice Guy makes people like you less – 13:30 Why does being a nice guy lead people to trust you less and like you less, and what should you do instead?Why do Nice Guys seem inauthentic and untrustworthy?T

  • How To Be A Persuasive Rebel | Todd Kashdan

    21/03/2022 Duration: 01h17min

    In today’s episode, we cover the art of insubordination with Todd Kashdan. Todd is among the world’s top experts on the psychology of well-being, psychological strengths, mental agility, and social relationships. Being a dissenter in today’s society is hard, but it is more important now than ever, so what can you do to raise questions about problems you see without being silenced, and how can you get your message across so people rally behind you instead of condemn you?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What is the art of insubordination and why should you care?Why is it important to have a public square where people can meet and exchange ideas?The crucial importance of a clear consistent message – 12:07 If political polarization isn’t our biggest issue in society, what is and how do we overcome it?How does technology speed up how quickly we self-segregate and isolate ourselves from different ideas and why is this dangerous to society?Why does the use of labels get us into trouble and how do we overcome the

  • A Guide to Leadership Decision Making | David Siegel

    14/03/2022 Duration: 01h01min

    In today’s episode, we cover leadership and decision-making with David Siegel. David is the CEO of Meetup, the largest platform for finding and building local communities, and the author of Decide & Conquer: 44 Decisions that will Make or Break All Leaders.Success is determined by the decisions you make and the people you surround yourself with, so how can you know when you’re making the right decision for your future, what can you do to surround yourself with people who will help you create success, and how do you maintain firm boundaries along the way?What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What does it take to be the CEO of a great company like MeetUp and how can you apply that knowledge to your own goals?Build a powerful network like a CEO – 19:28 What can you do to build a network that will get you to the next level of your career?How do you create luck in your life so more and more opportunities present themselves to you?What can you do to set firm boundaries as you become more successful?Navigate diff

  • Build and Maintain Boundaries | Nedra Tawwab

    07/03/2022 Duration: 54min

    In today’s episode, we cover setting boundaries with Nedra Tawwab. Nedra is a licensed therapist, sought-after relationship expert who has practiced relationship therapy for 14 years, and author of the instant New York Times bestseller “Set Boundaries, Find Peace”.Boundaries are a challenging concept to implement for many, but it can be simplified once you understand them, so what are boundaries, what does it mean to communicate and defend your boundaries, and how do you handle situations where people are repeatedly crossing your boundaries?What to Listen ForIntroduction to Boundaries – 0:00Why did Nedra Tawwab write a book on boundaries?Why is boundary setting pushed out of us as children only to be demanded of us as adults, and what can you do to reclaim your ability to set boundaries so you can avoid unhealthy relationships?What does it mean to set a boundary and how do you know when you should set a boundary?Respecting Your Boundaries – 11:00 What should you say if you need to back out of a commitment?Sho

  • Perfectionism: The Enemy Of Progress | Jennifer Kemp

    01/03/2022 Duration: 01h06min

    In today’s episode, we cover procrastination and perfectionism with Jennifer Kemp. Jennifer is a leading expert on perfectionism and builds flexibility and self-compassion when working with therapeutic clients.Many of us experience perfectionism in different ways but they all hold us back from where we want to be, so what are the different ways perfectionism shows up in your life, what are the warning signs your perfectionism is unhealthy, and what can you do to overcome your perfectionism? What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What is unhelpful perfectionism and how is it different from the perfectionism we understand today?What 4 signs can you look for to identify whether your perfectionism is healthy or not? The importance of adapting vs perfecting – 13:40 How does the pursuit of perfection lead to less progression when you’re trying to learn or improve a skill?What classes can you take to improve your conversational ability, sense of humor, and perfectionism? What makes Art of Charm training programs so ef

  • 5 Skills to Be an Awesome Human | Nataly Kogan

    21/02/2022 Duration: 01h07min

    In today’s episode, we cover being an awesome human with Nataly Kogan. Nataly is a former writer for Verywell Mind, the co-founder and CEO of Happier, a leading wellness company on a mission to make millions of people happier, and the author of The Awesome Human Project. Burnout can be a deadly trap you don’t recognize until the damage is done, so what can you do to avoid it (and still be successful), how does perfectionism make it worse, and how do you find your “why” so you can push through tough times and criticism?  What to Listen ForIntroduction – 0:00What are some obvious signs of burnout?What is the biggest lie entrepreneurs and leaders tell themselves to keep pushing through burn out? Be an Awesome Human – 12:47 How do you edit your thoughts to help you be the best version of yourself?What two questions can you ask yourself to edit your thoughts and stop your mind from sabotaging your work, relationships, and goals?What does it mean to treat yourself with compassion and why do we ALL need to treat our

  • 4 Disciplines that Lead to Happiness and Meaning | Arthur C. Brooks

    14/02/2022 Duration: 58min

    In today’s episode, we cover happiness with Arthur C. Brooks. Arthur is a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, and is the author of 12 books, including the national bestsellers “Love Your Enemies” and “The Conservative Heart”, and his newest title “From Strength to Strength”. Happiness and meaning are two things we all want but many of us follow the wrong paths to find them, so how do you figure out what the correct path is and how do you find meaning in a world that is focused on satisfying superficial desires? What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 What is the ultimate secret to happiness according to science? What are the 4 disciplines exhibited by happy people on a daily basis that you can start implementing today? How can you get the benefits of religious faith & community if organized religion isn’t your thing? Achievement does not equal Fulfillment – 14:19 Why do some of the most successful people on the planet feel empty and alone? Why do many of us re

  • The 10 Signs of Neuroticism | Dr. Taylor Burrowes

    07/02/2022 Duration: 01h01min

    In today’s episode, we cover neuroticism with Dr. Taylor Burrowes. Taylor received her PhD in Marriage and Family Counseling, is a retired mental health counselor and marriage & family therapist, and now works independently. Like mental health in general, we all fall somewhere on a spectrum of neuroticism, so how can you notice when you’re exhibiting neurotic behavior and what can you do to make sure it doesn’t ruin your relationships? What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 What is neuroticism and how does it show up in all of us? Who is Dr Taylor Burrowes? The signs of neuroticism – 15:18 How are restlessness and neuroticism connected and how can you identify when restlessness is leading you to make poor decisions? Why are pauses important in conversation when you’re speaking to one person or an audience? What can you do to stop overthinking from ruining your relationships while still allowing it to help you in areas like work? How does neuroticism influence your social development – 3

  • The Power of Regret with Daniel Pink

    31/01/2022 Duration: 01h02min

    In today’s episode, we cover regret with Daniel Pink. Daniel is the author of several New York Times bestsellers, including Drive and To Sell is Human, and his newest book, The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward. To have freedom of choice means we will experience regret, so what can you do to have a healthy relationship with your regrets, and how can you look at regret moving forward so you make the decisions that will lead to the least amount of regret? What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 What is the best way to motivate a team working on a long term project? What is the single biggest motivator in someone’s day-to-day work and how can you use that to increase your productivity and your team’s productivity? What question can you ask to get unstuck when you’re not sure how to proceed in work and life? Is it possible to live life without any regrets – 13:19 Why is it actually unhealthy to try to live without regrets and what benefit do regrets serve us? What is the differen

  • Breaking The Ice (Small Talk Toolbox)

    24/01/2022 Duration: 59min

    In today’s episode, we cover breaking the ice with AJ, Johnny, and Michael Herold. Why is breaking the ice an important skill, what impact does it have on your health, and what strategies can you use to make breaking the ice easy and effective? What to Listen For Breaking the ice and your health – 0:00 Why should we be engaging in more small talk and why is it dangerous to our mental and physical health to spend too much time alone? What is the first obvious signal that loneliness is your new normal and what can you do to break out of that cycle? Make small talk more effective – 20:18 Why are witty one-liners ineffective at breaking the ice and what should you say instead? What questions should you avoid when meeting someone for the first time, and what questions should you ask instead? What is the easiest way to revive a conversation if you feel like it’s dying or getting awkward? Break the ice MORE OFTEN! – 30:58 How should we be looking at breaking the ice and small talk if we want mor

  • James Nestor | The Lost Art of Breathing

    17/01/2022 Duration: 01h02min

    In today’s episode, we cover breathing with James Nestor. James has written for Scientific American, BBC, The New York Times, The Atlantic, National Public Radio and more, and is the author of the best-selling book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art. Breathing incorrectly can have detrimental effects on your sleep, metabolism, inflammation, and even your lifespan, but what is the correct way to breathe, why is evolution working against us so we breathe worse over time, and what exercise can you use to train your body to subconsciously breathe correctly? What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 How did James Nestor become so focused on breathing? How is evolution working against our breathing? What do people often get wrong about survival of the fittest and evolution? The Lost Art of Breathing – 11:10 Why is breathing not talked about by the medical community when it’s so crucial to our health and wellbeing? How does breathing impact your sleep and what can you do to improve your sleep with

  • Dr. Judson Brewer | Unwinding Anxiety

    10/01/2022 Duration: 01h03min

    In today’s episode, we cover anxiety with Dr. Judson Brewer. Jud is the Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and associate professor in Behavioral and Social Sciences at the School of Public Health and Psychiatry at the School of Medicine at Brown University, as well as head of behavioral health at Sharecare. Anxiety can make anyone’s life more difficult, but you can take steps to minimize or eliminate it altogether—so how are your habits and thought processes making your anxiety worse, and what can you do to take back control of your life? What to Listen For Introduction – 0:00 What common misconceptions do people have about anxiety? How do habits and anxiety play off each other and what can we do to prevent our habits from creating crippling anxiety? Taking back control from our environment and biology – 12:51 What can you do to overcome the influence our environments and biology have on amping up our anxiety? What simple exercise can you do to stop bad habits and when

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