On this episode of Become More Compelling Radio, I am joined by my friend Felicia Spahr.
Felicia has been featured in INC, Fast Company, Business Insider, The Huffington Post, I Will Teach You To Be Rich, Entrepreneur on Fire, Mind, Body, Green, and many others.
I love this conversation for so many reasons. After listening to this episode you will be able to:
• Craft an amazing introduction (10:00)
• Create rapport during one-on-one conversations (38:02)
• Know how and when to exchange contact information (46:20)
It's basically a tactical guide to thrive at your next dinner party, conference, or networking event.
Also check out Fel’s free audio program for BMC readers: 3 Magic Hooks To Create Instant Rapport With Anyone You Meet
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Show Notes & Links
Action Step: Let's Practice Introductions...
Basic formula: "I help X do Y so that Z."
Here's mine: I help people maximize their social skills and charisma so that they can be more influential, and have more compelling social lives.
Comment below with your introduction!
05:50 Fel’s family influences on charisma
10:00 Crafting a great introduction
15:40 How to approach a group conversation. What to focus on.
20:30 Why you should avoid stop words
23:25 The “secret” level of charisma: making yourself comfortable
26:25 Fel’s pain practice
30:10 Dealing with impostor syndrome
32:55 How to create an internally charismatic state
36:42 The best way to warm up before a social interaction (See my post: Conversational Muscle Memory)
38:02 How to have a great one-on-one conversation
46:20 How and when to exchange contact information
51:30 Fel’s free audio program: 3 Magic Hooks To Create Instant Rapport With Anyone You Meet
And of course...here are the two pictures we discussed. Yes, that is my cat. Yes, I am weird.
Inside this guide, you'll learn...
➙ 3 Crucial components of making a fantastic first impression so that you can effortlessly meet new people even if you usually feel nervous around new people.
➙ Why compliments are secret weapons that will immediately connect you with other people. Most people go their whole lives without figuring this one thing out.
➙ How to smoothly transition into small talk without feeling awkward. It's easier than you think, and it feels natural. If you miss this crucial step, it can easily derail a good conversation.
➙ Put it all together with a word-for-word script. See how each step fits together. (Feel free to steal this and star using it today)
I'd love to send you this free guide...just tell me where to email it. ➘