You probably assume that in almost any situation, a face-to-face meeting is always better than a phone call or email or text. And certainly if you are inviting someone on a date, you would think face-to-face is the way to go. But is it? Could technology improve your odds of success over old-fashioned face-to-face? I think you’ll find this interesting.
Plus, your personality is what makes you – you. But where did it come from? Can you improve your personality? Professor Brian Little, author of the book, Who Are You, Really? The Surprising Puzzle of Personality examines why you are who you are and how much of your personality is changeable and how much is set in stone.
Then, if you think someone is lying to you, there are a few words and phrases to look out for. Liars tend to use certain language that can help you determine if they are being truthful or not.
Also, have you ever just clicked with someone? You know that feeling of instant connection? It can happen in a romantic way but also happens platonically and with people at work. Ori Brafman, author of the book Click has studied this phenomenon and believes strongly that these relationships are special. Ori says we shouldn’t just brush it off as “love at first sight.” Listen and understand why these relationships are worth exploring.
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RESOURCES FOR THIS EPISODE:
Source for story about asking for a date via email vs a phone call: http://news.indiana.edu/releases/iu/2015/09/email-versus-voicemail-romantics.shtml
Amazon link for Brian Little’s book, Who Are You Really? http://amzn.to/2vWHYm7
Amazon link for Ori Brafman’s book, CLICK: http://amzn.to/2vWATSC
Source for story about words liars use: “You Can’t Lie To Me” by Janine Driver