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Vanessa Van Edwards
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Attended Emory University
Lives in Portland, OR
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How to Ask Someone Out (… and get an enthusiastic “Yes!”) http://bit.ly/25SJXVG
How to ask someone out: It’s a harrowing, anxiety filled, awkward experience. And worst of all, no one has ever given us any real guidance on the subject
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How to Be Indispensable: http://bit.ly/25SG8jt
Are you an integral part of your team? Do you contribute something essential to the projects you work on? I want to teach you how to be indispensable.
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Do you trust your gut? http://bit.ly/1TTcWqb
People know a lot based on their first instincts. When we rely on a very small sample of information, it’s called “thin-slicing.” Can you trust your gut?
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beats logic in my case :)
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Want to know how can you be more awesome? The answer might surprise you: http://bit.ly/25mGiCA
Want to know how can you be more awesome? The answer might surprise you: Leverage the awesome of the people around you by creating your own Awesome Club.
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How to Read Better + Faster: http://bit.ly/1YixTuO
You know how it feels to read a book so good you just can’t put it down, but what about textbooks? Here are 4 tips on how to read better and faster.
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Today, I want to teach you how to speak like an Italian. And not just the common phrases or language, but the nonverbal-- the how we say something.
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Wish you knew how to pick the perfect outfit for every situation? Wish no more! I'm going to teach you the psychology of fashion to help out!
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Be Wildly Successful in 6 Steps: http://bit.ly/1QYQxzA
Here at the Science of People we sought to uncover the secrets of how the most successful people optimize their lives and accomplish their goals.
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Do you have the Midas touch? [guest post by +Todd Fonseca] http://bit.ly/1tlqb7J
You can have the Midas Touch. Okay, maybe it won’t transform objects into gold, but it can transform your power to connect and influence.
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Could “Love at first whiff” be true? http://bit.ly/27Jm9Wi
Could “Love at first whiff” be true? Tega Brain and Sam Lavigne, have just launched Smell Dating, a New York matchmaking service that is all about smell.
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I tend to associate people to their smell though not everyone has a smell, or at least I don't get close enough to notice it! :)
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Author, Behavioral Investigator, Techpreneur
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  • Science of People
    Founder, present
  • DreamUpLabs.com
    Co-Founder, present
  • RadicalParenting.com
    Founder, present
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Portland, OR
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Los Angeles, CA - Atlanta, GA - Sydney, Australia - Shanghai, China
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Introduction

Vanessa Van Edwards is a published author and behavioral investigator

Vanessa is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. As the founder of Science of People, she regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research and has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.

She is also a sought-after corporate consultant and has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec. Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. 

As a professional people watcher, Vanessa researchers, speaks and writes about cracking the code of interesting human behavior. Vanessa’s groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Her specialty is human lie detection and body language in business. 

She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.

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Published Author with Penguin Books USA, Columnist at CNN, Forbes, Business Week. Two-time winner of the Mom's Choice Award, Huffington Post Columnist
Education
  • Emory University
    2007
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