S2E54 Charisma - How to Have It and How to Use It

When you have gaps in your communication skills, your connection to other people is impacted. In this episode, Brian reflects on his interview with author Vanessa Van Edwards and reveals how refining and developing the social cues you send to others can help you to improve your relationships, become a charismatic communicator and achieve more success.

   

YOU WILL LEARN:

·     Why warmth and competence build trust.

·     How to find your own flavor of charisma.

·     Why naming a negative cue can deactivate it.   

  

MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:


Science of People

 

“Cues,” by Vanessa Van Edwards

 

Buffini & Company REALStrengths

 

MasterMind Summit

 

NOTEWORTHY QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:

 

“The ability to be able to use simple words or simple communication techniques to explain abstract concepts and make them concrete is what makes somebody brilliant.” – Brian Buffini

 

“People just don't realize that their face sometimes does not communicate what their inner feelings are.” – Brian Buffini

 

“You’ve got to watch your own cues so you're not off-putting and making people feel awkward. And then you have to ultimately realize their cues so you can connect and relate.” – Brian Buffini

 

“It's really about how do you connect with people and how do you put yourself in the best position possible to do that.” – Brian Buffini

 

“Something that's a weakness can become your greatest strength if you develop the skill.” – Brian Buffini


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