Episode 101: Human Lie Detector and Expert Behavior Analyst, Vanessa Van Edwards leads the Science of People

Vanessa Van EdwardsVanessa Van Edwards is the lead investigator at Science of People, a human behavior research lab. She is a Huffington Post columnist and published author. Her innovative work has been featured on NPR, Business Week and USA Today. She regularly gives keynotes and appears in the media to talk about her research. She has written for CNN, Fast Company and Forbes.


Inside This Episode

  • Motivational Quote

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” –Theodore Roosevelt from Episode: 101 Vanessa Van Edwards is Lead Investigator at Science of People - BizChix.com

  • Must Read Book

 Good To Great by Jim Collins - BizChix.com

  • Books Authored by Vanessa

Human Lie Detection and Body Language 101 Your Guide to Reading People's Nonverbal Behavior by Vanessa Van Edwards - BizChix.com

Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded? Stop Fighting, Start Talking, and Get to Know Your Teen by Vanessa Van Petten - BizChix.com

  • Productivity Tip

 A not-to-do list. Use it for things that make you procrastinate (Facebook) and to stay focused on a need to do project!

  • Other Biz Chix episode mentioned on the show

Episode 59: VC Funded Tech Startup CEO Sandi Lin of Skilljar

  • Other Resources

Shot List: 30 Ideas for the Perfect Photo Shoot

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  1. What a fun and interesting interview and so much of the flow starts with those “way back when” inquires. Listening and looking at Vanessa’s picture I would have never thought she started out as clunky or awkward. Lots of take-a-ways especially the “fascinated” topic that becomes a future business model -income project, the button “talk Nerdy to Me” and hands are a give away to open and honest communication! Wow! Her website has lots of other topics that I’ll dive into after work hours! Speaking of pictures and how to take the best shots for social media, I love that you added your pix to your BizChix logo, Nat! ~ d


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