Art of Business

Succeeding in the world of business requires a deep understanding of the subtler principles of trust, attraction, confidence, and judgment. In this vertical, we share our unique approach to networking, deal making and negotiation, entrepreneurship, and productivity. From getting things done to negotiating a raise to meeting new customers, this section will offer new exercises and tools to up your professional game.

Solving the Authenticity Paradox (How To Be Who You Really Are)


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Ah, how to be authentic. Authenticity is one of those qualities that has become so desirable, so sought after, that it has been reduced — just like generosity and gratitude — to a meaningless cliché. And yet everything we teach at The Art of Charm, from storytelling to approaching to confronting limiting beliefs, seems to come back to the core … Read More


in Approaching A Woman, Confidence, Deal Making & Negotiations, Entrepreneurship, Flirting And Attraction, Networking, Self Mastery

What To Do When Your Job Sucks


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Do you find yourself uttering the words, “My job sucks?” If you’re like most Americans, you probably sympathize. A recent Forbes article reported that over half of Americans don’t like where they work. If you’re not crazy about your job, you’re probably not feeling too great about life, either. That’s only normal: You spend half or more of your waking … Read More


in Empowerment, Finding Your Purpose, Productivity, Self Mastery

How to pick the right personal coach


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Finding a personal coach is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. That relationship has the potential to change your life and set you on a course to accomplish extraordinary things. But making the right choice isn’t always easy. It requires research, communication, observation and instinct. It can get a little overwhelming and difficult, especially in today’s market. … Read More


in Empowerment, Productivity, Self Mastery

8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2


8 Lessons on Learning: How to Develop a New Skill (Without Giving Up): Part 2

Acquiring new skills is often the most difficult part of starting a new project or pushing through an existing one. Here’s the second part of how to develop a new skill without giving up — part one is here. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” -Dwight D. Eisenhower In the … Read More


in Life Hacks, Productivity, Self Mastery

Every Day is a New Year


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The New Year is a funny holiday. It’s an incredibly powerful moment to self-reflect, recalibrate and set a plan for the year ahead. And it’s also completely arbitrary. We’re not going to talk about how to make New Year resolutions, because it’s all in vain. As much as we like to celebrate new beginnings here at The Art of Charm, … Read More


in Empowerment, Productivity, Self Mastery

Scott Young’s Learning Paradigm


Jordan has a lot of fascinating people on The Art of Charm Podcast. One of the most interesting was Scott Young, whose recent episode on learning and language really grabbed my attention. Young speaks four languages competently enough to debate politics and philosophy. He once had a thorough discussion on the Tibet question with a Buddhist in Chinese. He also … Read More


in Productivity, Self Mastery

The War of Art: The One Book That Kicked My Ass Into Doing More (And Will Kick Yours Too)


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Why is it that tomorrow always seems like the best time to start a project? It’s hard to stop making excuses sometimes. Maybe we feel like we’re not quite ready. Or maybe we believe our idea won’t turn out as solid as we first thought. More often than not, we’ll spend more time thinking about doing something than actually doing … Read More


in Entrepreneurship, Productivity