90: How To Build Confidence & Charisma Through Seasons of Pivots, Reinvention & Transition With Vanessa Van Edwards

by neeta bhushan


Some people seem naturally confident — as if they were innately born with the ability to charm a room. If being more charismatic is something you want to cultivate in your life — I have some good news: you can learn it. Yep. Confidence is a science. And with the right tools and practices, it’s available to anyone. My guest in this episode of The Brave Table, Vanessa Van Edwards, is a self-declared recovering “awkward person” who teaches people how to harness and proudly own what makes them unique. 

Vanessa is the bestselling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People, translated into 17 languages, and Cues: Master the Secret Language of Charismatic Communication. More than 50 million people watch her engaging YouTube tutorials and TEDx Talk. She shares tangible skills to improve interpersonal communication and leadership, including her insights on how people work. She’s developed a science-based framework for understanding different personalities to improve our EQ and help us communicate with colleagues, clients, and customers.

Vanessa works with entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and trillion-dollar companies; and has been featured on CNN, BBC, CBS Mornings, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today, The Today Show, and many more.

Here’s a quick look at what we get into… 

– An exercise to map out your life and find your tipping points

– Overcoming awkwardness and how to build confidence and charisma

– Learning how to understand non-verbal cues 

– Understanding how you source your energy (so that you can properly manage it)

– Discovering and embracing your definition of success

– And so much more

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– Vanessa’s Instagram at @vvanedwards 

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– Visit her website at https://www.scienceofpeople.com/ 

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