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Minisode Monday #76 | The Three Rings of Perception

10/23/2017
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Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable -- to make you more magnetic and effective -- that you can implement right away. This time around, Eyes Wide Open: Overcoming Obstacles and Recognizing Opportunities in a World That Can't See Clearly author Isaac Lidsky returns (make sure to check out his full episode here) to talk about the three rings of perception -- how we view ourselves in the world, how the world views us, and how we view the...

Duration: 00:11:25


Fan Mail Friday #137 | Toxic Insecurity

10/20/2017
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Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. This week, Kimberly Seltzer joins Jordan and Jason to set your questions right and help you course correct. Let's cut to it! In this episode: How can you trust a potential future partner when you've been cheated on in the past?A recap on the "smizing" exercise for those who think they have a resting face that looks unfriendly -- or perhaps too...

Duration: 01:07:12


662: Jeff Goins | Real Artists Don't Starve

10/19/2017
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Jeff Goins (@JeffGoins) rejoins us to dispel a disheartening stereotype and discuss his new book Real Artists Don't Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative Age. "A starving artist is somebody who is unnecessarily suffering for the sake of their gift." -Jeff Goins The Cheat Sheet: Why be a starving artist like van Gogh when you can be a thriving artist like Michelangelo?How do you go from tinkering as a hobbyist to making money from your craft?How to distinguish...

Duration: 01:05:00


661: Winifred Reilly | It Takes One to Tango

10/17/2017
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Winifred Reilly (@winifredmreilly) has been a marriage and family therapist for nearly forty years, runs relationship blog Speaking of Marriage, and is the author of It Takes One to Tango: How I Rescued My Marriage with (Almost) No Help from My Spouse -- and How You Can, Too. "Somebody goes first -- so let that person be you." -Winifred Reilly The Cheat Sheet: Why is the "it takes two to tango" concept flawed when it comes to relationships?Where does fairness go when we take...

Duration: 00:58:04


Minisode Monday #75 | The Small Talk Tennis Ball Drill

10/16/2017
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Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable -- to make you more magnetic and effective -- that you can implement right away. This time around, we try the Tennis Ball Drill -- an exercise designed to make small talk a little less awkward and maybe just a bit bigger. Let's get to it! The Cheat Sheet: The Tennis Ball Drill is an improv exercise for people who think small talk is awkward and hard -- in other words, most of us.This drill goes for...

Duration: 00:05:35


Fan Mail Friday #136 | Hamster Wheel of Hate

10/13/2017
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Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. In this episode: How do you get people to speak up when you're hearing impaired (and understand you're not flirting with them because you're staring at their lips when you're just trying to read them)?What can a suffering veteran with seemingly no options do to emerge from the dark place where he's found himself?Is there a way to make a...

Duration: 00:43:01


660: Too $hort | The Pimp Tape

10/12/2017
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Too $hort (@tooshort) is a pioneer West Coast rapper who has probably been making music for longer than you've been alive. His new album, The Pimp Tape, drops soon. "When I died, I sold another 1.3 million albums." -Too $hort The Cheat Sheet: When and how did Too $hort die? (Spoiler: he hasn't, but don't tell Google.)How and why has Too $hort kept business separate from his personal life?How did Too $hort emerge from a middle class background to become an O.G. hip hop legend?What keeps...

Duration: 00:53:45


659: Russell Brand | Freedom from Our Addictions

10/10/2017
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Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) is a comedian, broadcaster, actor, podcaster, columnist, political commentator, mental health and drug rehabilitation activist, and author of twelve books -- most recently Recovery: Freedom from Our Addictions. "If you live constantly confined by your unwillingness to go through pain, you do not develop into who you are supposed to be." -Russell Brand The Cheat Sheet: How the concept of the twelve-step program is applicable to all forms of attachment as a...

Duration: 01:02:06


Minisode Monday #74 | Psychological Halloweenism

10/9/2017
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Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable -- to make you more magnetic and effective -- that you can implement right away. This time around, Tinker Dabble Doodle Try: Unlock the Power of the Unfocused Mind author Dr. Srini Pillay rejoins us to talk about a process known as psychological halloweenism -- the act of taking on an alternative mindset as a way of unlocking creative potential. If you like this Minisode Monday, make sure to check out...

Duration: 00:08:54


Fan Mail Friday #135 | Forwarding the Family Name

10/6/2017
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Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let's cut to it! In this episode: How can you strengthen your discipline muscles to keep from backsliding into bad habits that hijack the good things you've accomplished?How can you learn to better calibrate your interactions -- especially if you're a freelancer constantly emailing companies with vastly different cultures?Feel like there's so...

Duration: 00:46:20


658: Noah Kagan | Limitations and Innovations

10/5/2017
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Noah Kagan (@noahkagan) is the Chief Sumo at Sumo.com and AppSumo.com, sharer of all manner of entrepreneurial wisdom at OkDork.com, and podcaster at Noah Kagan Presents. The Cheat Sheet: Why limitations often spur innovation.Why side hustles aren't for everyone.What it means (and how) to build your wall a brick at a time.Why there's no hack for wisdom -- and how you should be learning.Why the success of a company should exceed the ego and recognition of its founder.And so much more......

Duration: 01:03:03


657: Dorie Clark | Entrepreneurial You

10/3/2017
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Dorie Clark (@dorieclark) is a marketing strategist, adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, and author -- most recently of Entrepreneurial You: Monetize Your Expertise, Create Multiple Income Streams, and Thrive. The Cheat Sheet: How Dorie Clark basically won a Grammy for networking.Why it's better to optimize for the interesting instead of prioritizing an income level.How to build a career out of what might seem like disparate pieces...

Duration: 00:59:21


Minisode Monday #73 | The Positive Intent of Emotion

10/2/2017
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Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable -- to make you more magnetic and effective -- that you can implement right away. This time around, we examine how even the negative emotions we experience originate as positive intentions on behalf of our subconscious brain -- and how we might use this knowledge to understand and better process them. Let's get to it! The Cheat Sheet: Our subconscious communicates with our conscious mind using...

Duration: 00:05:00


Fan Mail Friday #134 | Less Ego, More Amigo

9/29/2017
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Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. This week, Kimberly Seltzer joins Jordan and Jason to set your questions right and help you course correct. Let's cut to it! In this episode: How do we cut off relationships with addicts when they're so good at making us feel sorry for them?Your good friend's significant other is a disrespectful, bossy mismatch, and it's obvious to everyone in...

Duration: 01:08:13


656: AoC Toolbox | Four Components of a First Impression

9/28/2017
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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: four components that go into making a first impressionStatic:Dynamic:Self-Presentation:Circumstance: Full show notes at https://theartofcharm.com/656/ Find...

Duration: 00:39:00


655: Roger Stone | Everyone Hates Roger Stone

9/26/2017
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Roger Stone (@RogerJStoneJr) is a political consultant, lobbyist, and strategist, subject of Netflix's Get Me Roger Stone documentary, and author of The Making of the President 2016: How Donald Trump Orchestrated a Revolution. "One man's dirty trick is another man's civic participation." -Roger Stone The Cheat Sheet: Is Roger Stone a bona fide agent provocateur?How Roger Stone pulled a Frank Underwood by usurping power from the president of his class as a junior in high school.How is...

Duration: 00:59:39


Minisode Monday #72 | First Meetings for Spies, Anti-Spies, and Ordinary People

9/25/2017
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Welcome to Minisode Monday, where we kick off the week with something quick and actionable -- to make you more magnetic and effective -- that you can implement right away. When you agree to meet with someone for the first time -- whether it's over coffee to discuss a startup idea or over martinis for recruitment to your counterintelligence team -- you should be prepared. The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed author Robin Dreeke rejoins...

Duration: 00:10:19


Fan Mail Friday #133 | Romance and Finance

9/22/2017
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Time for Fan Mail Friday, where we'll be answering your questions and dropping some knowledge and feedback to help you kick the weekend off right. Let's cut to it! In this episode: How's a college kid expected to get a date without owning a sweet ride?Okay, okay. So dogs don't exactly see the world in black and white.Are the two toughest things in sobriety romance and finance?Fun fact we just made up: the average Colombian is into cocaine like the average American is into ballet.We helped...

Duration: 00:32:56


654: Admiral William H. McRaven | That's So McRaven

9/21/2017
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Admiral William H. McRaven (@billmcraven) masterminded and executed the mission that brought down Osama bin Laden and is the author of Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World. "Opportunities, to me, are always the jobs that nobody else wants." -Admiral William H. McRaven The Cheat Sheet: What are the benefits to taking every day, as a Navy SEAL might say, "one evolution at a time?"What are the potential downfalls of having a 20-year plan?Why is...

Duration: 00:58:29


653: Robin Dreeke | The Code of Trust

9/19/2017
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Robin Dreeke (@rdreeke) is a 28-year veteran of federal service, former head of the Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program, and co-author of The Code of Trust: An American Counterintelligence Expert's Five Rules to Lead and Succeed. "You can be the most brilliant person on the face of the earth with the most amazing skills, but if you can't develop relationships and have trust, you're completely worthless." -Robin Dreeke The Cheat Sheet: Learn the Code of Trust's five...

Duration: 00:49:29

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