68: Hacking Any Social Event with Author and Former Awkward Person Vanessa Van Edwards from the book, Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People
I sit down with Vanessa Van Edwards, Author of Captivate: The Science Of Succeeding With People!
We discuss how to hack any social event along with the importance of finding your perfect vocal range for speaking. Vanessa was a huge get for the show and we were so honored to have her on!
Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator. She is a professional people watcher—speaking, researching and cracking the code of interesting human behavior for audiences around the world. Vanessa’s groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Vanessa is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. She has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.
Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. She has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified with Dr. David Matsumoto, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.
Questions asked from our Rapid Fire Round were:
What has been the most unexpected twist/turn in your career?
What advice would you give a younger you?
Story of how her business came to be?
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