Vanessa Van Edwards

10 Ways to Feel Happier at Work

Being happier at work is not a “nice to have,” it is a “need to have.” When you are happier… * You are more productive * You are more engaged in...

How to Psych Yourself Up Before Your Next Big Thing

Before every show, TV host Stephen Colbert has a ritual. And it's a little superstitious. * He rings a little bell in his bathroom. * As he...

5 Steps to Create the Perfect Playlist for Working

Do you have the perfect playlist? Not all playlists are created equal! You need one for every work pace: * Peak performance playlist * Deep work...

The Relational Paradox: The Deep Hurt of Hiding Your True Self

I have struggled with this topic for a long time, but I think it is really important to share. It’s called the Relational Paradox. The Relational...

8 Icebreakers to Warm Up Any Meeting

When most people hear the word ‘icebreaker,’ they think of boring or silly ”bonding exercises.” In this post, I want to share 8 Icebreakers that...

The 5 Relationship Patterns: Which One Are You?

Do you feel like you have the same relationships over and over again? You might be in a relationship pattern—where even though you are with...

The Single Biggest Mistake Leaders Make

Once upon a time, a pair of adventurous researchers had participants undergo a unique experiment. They were told they had to train rats to quickly...

How to Sound Confident on the Phone with 5 Simple Steps

Do you spend a lot of time on the phone? Ever wished you could: * Sound more powerful? * Increase your vocal presence? * Make your phone calls...

7 Steps to Overcome Stage Fright and Beat Performance Anxiety

Do you shudder at the thought of having to perform in front of a group of people? Whether you are responsible for giving a report at a meeting, a...

How to Get Rid of Vocal Fry

Have you ever heard someone who has vocal fry? It’s when the edge of their voice cracks, creaks and fries--it’s quite unpleasant to listen to. I...

How to Build a Dream Team with Shane Snow

In this episode of our series, The World’s Most Interesting People, I sat down with Shane Snow to discuss how to build a dream team. Shane is an...

Attachment Theory Quiz: Which of the 4 Styles Are You?

Have you ever noticed you are dating the same kind of person over and over again? This might not be your imagination or coincidence. It could be...

You Need to Hear This

Have you ever felt like you were being underestimated? I want this video to be a call to arms: - You should not be underestimated. - Don’t let...

Permission to Screw Up with Kristen Hadeed

“I am what you may call an accidental entrepreneur.” --Kristen Hadeed It was never Kristen’s intention to start a company. She went to college...

How to Become a Networking Master with Jordan Harbinger

In this episode of our series, World’s Most Interesting People, I sat down with my friend Jordan Harbinger to discuss his tips on how to become a...

CAUTIVAR. La Ciencia de Seducir a las personas

We are posting just one Spanish video for our Spanish speaking audience with the release of Captivate in Spanish. We will be back to English for...

How to Overcome Social Anxiety: 6 Tips You Can Use Now

Do you get stressed in social situations? You might have social anxiety. I want to discuss: * The definition of social anxiety * Specific...

10 Essential People Skills You Need to Succeed

People skills are an essential part of work, life and social success. When you have strong people skills, you are better able to: * Pitch...

Trump to Truman: Patterns from the Last 20 Inaugural Addresses

How is your presidential knowledge? For example, can you guess: - Which president used the most hand gestures? - Which president smiled the most?...

How to Write a Book: 10 Questions to Ask Yourself

Do you want to write a book? Eighty-one percent of respondents to a recent survey said they have a book in them. This statistic used to surprise...

10 Best Interview Questions to Reveal Behavioral Quirks

You have an opportunity. Great interview questions help you… - Reveal someone’s true personality - Speed read a candidate quickly - Build rapport...

Welcome to People School

Learn more about People School: http://www.scienceofpeople.com/PSCHOOL To be strong in business you must have strong people skills. There is a...

15 Easy LinkedIn Profile Tips You Can Do Today

Sure, you have a LinkedIn profile--but do you actually leverage it? I want to show you some easy LinkedIn strategies: * To find great work * To...

Be More Likeable Using these 5 Science Backed Strategies

One of the greatest feelings in the world is knowing that someone likes you. It doesn’t matter if it’s your crush, your boss, a new friend or...

The Art and Science of Networking and Social Capital with David Burkus

In this episode of our series, The World's Most Interesting People, I sat down with David Burkus. David is a speaker, business school professor and...

How to Captivate with Social Cues with Jordan Harbinger

I sat down with my friend Jordan Harbinger, host of The Jordan Harbinger Show, to discuss social cues and avoiding awkward interactions. This...

A Persuasion Tool that Actually Works … Without Being Manipulative

Whether you’re promoting your expertise to a potential client, marketing a product to a possible customer or pitching an idea to your manager (or...

Smile for the Camera: Gender Differences in Selfies

Smile for the camera? In this video, I sat down with Diane Cleverly, Certified Body Language Trainer and healthcare advocate. Diane teaches...

How to Build a Tribe with Sarah K. Peck

In this episode of our series World’s Most Interesting People, I sat down with Sarah K. Peck. Sarah is the creator and executive director of the...

6 Fascinating Differences between Men and Women in the Workplace [Research]

Do you ever wonder what the opposite sex is thinking? Does your colleague, partner or boss baffle you? I want to teach you 6 fascinating gender...

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