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How to Ask a Stranger Out on a Date
15
Jul 2016

How to Ask a Stranger Out on a Date

You ride the subway every day and you can’t help but notice a really interesting girl riding all the time as well. Your mind swirls..

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Ever Play Conference Call Bingo?
15
Jul 2017

Ever Play Conference Call Bingo?

I just saw this and wanted to share. If you’ve ever been in a conference call, I’m sure you’ve heard many of these phrases uttered...

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A Few Updates
21
May 2017

A Few Updates

Hi everyone! I haven’t posted in a while because I’m back to writing books again. Ever since I published The Conversation Code, it has been..

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Drastically Improve Your Conversations by Completing an Opinion Inventory Worksheet
16
Jan 2017

Drastically Improve Your Conversations by Completing an Opinion Inventory Worksheet

Happy New Year! It’s a new year and a good time to help your conversations by doing a little self-reflection. How well do you know..

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Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model
02
Nov 2016

Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model

Drastically Improve Your Small Talk Skills by Following the Three Timelines Model

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The Power of Mediocrity
11
Oct 2016

The Power of Mediocrity

You’re reading this blog because you want to improve your social skills. But exactly how much improvement are you looking for? What are you aiming..

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Sometimes, The Reaction is Everything
07
Aug 2016

Sometimes, The Reaction is Everything

Don’t forget the power of emotion and passion. Especially positive reactions. Exceptional conversationalists are masters of displaying feelings. Shy people are often reserved and slow..

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Sound More Interesting With The Labeling Technique
11
Jul 2016

Sound More Interesting With The Labeling Technique

JEN: I’m more of a hippy, crunchy granola person. BRIAN: Yeah well I’m more of a greasy bacon kind of guy. People love labels. You..

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The Essential Secret of Small Talk Success
08
Jun 2016

The Essential Secret of Small Talk Success

“But I hate small talk!” my wife exclaimed one day. “I’d rather just get to the interesting stuff.” Once upon a time I possessed similar..

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Instantly Add Humor with the Trivial Significant Technique
27
May 2016

Instantly Add Humor with the Trivial Significant Technique

A simple way to create playful, humorous, and unexpected responses is by simply over-reacting or under-reacting. Treating a trivial situation as something more significant, and..

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