Vanessa Van Edwards
Stop Being Boring
Become The Most Memorable Person In The Room
Vanessa Van Edwards loves inappropriately intimate questions, peering into people’s shopping carts at the grocery store and eavesdropping on strangers conversations in coffee shops. In other words, she loves to figure people out. She walks into parties determined to find out the most interesting thing about every person in the room.
Vanessa doesn’t believe there are boring people—just individuals afraid to expose who the really are. She’s allergic to uninteresting conversation, isn’t afraid to call BS and has long given up on social niceties.
Vanessa is a published author and behavioral investigator. She is a professional people watcher—speaking, researching and cracking the code of interesting human behavior for audiences around the world. Vanessa’s groundbreaking workshops and courses teach individuals how to succeed in business and life by understanding the hidden dynamics of people. Vanessa is a Huffington Post columnist and Penguin author. She has been featured on NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and USA Today. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.
Vanessa has spoken to groups across the globe from the stage at the Consumer Electronic Show to presenting research at MIT. She has used her research to consult for numerous Fortune 500 companies including American Express, Clean and Clear and Symantec.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Emory University in 2007 and is SETT certified with Dr. Paul Ekman, SUBx certified with Dr. David Matsumoto, is a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and certified in Statement Analysis.
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