How to Be Funny: 7 Easy Steps to Improve Your Humor

Learning how to be funny is an essential people skill. Most people don’t realize you can learn how to be funny. In fact, I want to convince you that the funniest people hone their witty craft.  And being funny matters. You’ll be more successful if you can make people...

How to Be More Interesting: 5 Steps You Can Take Today

Most people have a secret wish to be more interesting. How do I know? Google told me. This morning I logged on to do my monthly check of our website analytics. As I settled in with my coffee to peruse our latest numbers, search hits and demographics, I stumbled upon...

Learn the 5 Levels of Social Cues with Jordan Harbinger

Can you learn to read social cues? The answer is YES! But first, what are social cues? Social cues are signals we send to others indicating our emotions, preferences and ideas. They also communicate our intentions using body language, voice tone and word usage. What...

How To Be Great

Do you know how to be great? In 1885, a monk set out to run a 1,000 day marathon. Specifically he and his fellow monks ran 40 kilometers a day for 100 days. Yes, you read that right. 40 kilometers per day! They did this for 5 years. They are called the Gyoja, or...

The Psychology of How People React to Videos

I would say there was a big tipping point in my business. It was the moment I moved from print to video. When I first started the Science of People I wrote articles, wrote columns, wrote ebooks and wrote books. This is all one medium. In the online business world...

What Is Curiosity? The Science of Curiosity in our Brains

Did curiosity really kill the cat? I’m sure you’ve heard this expression before, but what is curiosity and how does it work? Albert Einstein once said: “I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.” What exactly goes on in our...

How to Tell a Great Story: Learn Science of Storytelling

You’ve heard that storytelling is important in business, and in life. That it’s a powerful tool that has lasting impact. But why is that? And how can you become better at it? Below, we’ll explain the effect of storytelling on our brain, and then give you five...

What Tango Taught Me About People

I really love this…and I really hate it. Thats how I felt about tango approximately 7 minutes into my first class. Tango totally blindsided me. I agreed to go with a friend thinking it would be something fun to try on a Wednesday night. Little did I know that it...

6 Principles You Can Use to Not Be Boring

There is an epidemic of boring in our society. And this plagues all of us. Boring kills dates, networking events, sales and deals. But, when we fight dullness we are more attractive, more memorable and more likable. That’s what I want to talk about today....

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