Why You Should Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Last week I told you that authenticity was important. This week, I’m going to tell you why it’s good to lie. And no, this isn’t a contradiction in terms. Stick with me here, this will all make sense in a second. One of the things I regularly advocate, especially when you’re just starting to work […]

5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Social Skills Quickly

One of the factors that I think people tend to ignore when it comes to the idea of social skills is the world “skill”. If you want to get better at dating, you have to treat social skills like any other skill – and that means that you only improve with practice. The problem is that […]

How To Make Small Talk (For People Who Hate Small Talk)

Small talk. Just the words fill people with existential dread. It conjures up images of being stuck at a party or networking event and getting caught in the awkward conversation loop where nobody can think of anything to say. It’s the worst part of any first date. It is 100% pure undiluted cringe in social […]

How To Approach Women (Without Being Creepy)

Something that I see a lot of people struggle with when and how it’s appropriate to approach and hit on women. When you’re relatively socially inexperienced, it can feel like tip-toeing through a minefield; if you don’t know what you’re doing, you often run the risk of being creepy by accident. There’s that constant feeling that […]

Networking For Beginners

Let’s talk about something that most of us will need to do over the course of our professional lives: networking with others. The word “networking” is a powerful one; by itself it’s enough to send shivers of fear down people’s spines and drive grown-ass men and women to cowering into corners. The idea of networking brings […]