Branding

how to get people to like you

How to Get People to Like You in 9 Easy Steps

We all know that person to whom everyone gravitates. The guy who makes everyone laugh, who leads the conversations and tells suspenseful stories.  He’s like a people magnet. Everyone wants to be around him and be like him. He’s sought-after for jobs and projects. Did you think every charming & charismatic person was born that way? (Or her. I’m not sexist. I …

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How to Stop Vocal Fry From Ruining Your Career

We are all in the business of getting people to view us as intelligent and capable and to do what we tell them to do. (Buy my widget! Hire me! Like my ideas!) If you want people to process your message and do what you tell them to do, why would you distract them with vocal fry? If all anyone says …

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how to sound smart

3 Unbelievably Easy Steps to Sounding Smart

Coming across as intelligent is one of our main goals every time we open our mouths to speak. When we’re in a meeting or job interview, that’s almost all we care about. People have to believe we’re smart to find us credible and buy into our ideas. Even when with our friends or family, we want them to think of …

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3 Things That Make Chit-Chat Oh So Awkward

How many times have you met someone, had a bit of small talk for 2 awkward minutes & moved on never to speak with that person again? Every person you ever meet isn’t going to be your friend but we do need to actively build new relationships. We’re social animals and need to have relationships with people. We need to start conversations with people for …

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Body Language Fixes You Need Right Now

I was introduced to a podcast called “Stuff You Should Know” on a recent epic road trip with my brother, Peter, & his family. He wanted me to hear an episode on Body Language, knowing it was right up my alley. These two guys do a bunch of research on a topic & then discuss it on their podcast. Super …

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what's your verbal brand

What’s Your Verbal Brand?

Your verbal brand can make or break you, and you probably didn’t even know you had one. It’s ultra-important in every situation your find yourself in, from virtual meetings to interviews, first impressions, and presentations. Are you magnetic and charismatic? How does your voice sound, and what words do you choose? Are you crystal clear & magnetic? Branding is ultra …

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find your true voice

Find Your True Voice

You’re probably really good at what you do, but maybe everyone doesn’t know the full extent of it. When you find your true voice, you can get your message out there when it matters most. Scroll down to the Find Your True Voice section if you want to skip the background & go straight to the techniques. 4 Definitive Techniques …

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