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We Were Built to Connect with Other People—Here’s How to Be Better At It

Before you follow another "tip" or "trick," there's something Alan Alda wants you to know.

Your mind thinks in stories. Tell better ones to get ahead.

Knowing how to tell a good story is like having mind control. Alan Alda shares some incredible tips for captivating a crowd—or nailing your next job interview.

How to Grow Your Empathy Through Better Visual Perception

"We don't notice one another nearly as much as we think we do," says Alan Alda. Here's how the actor inspired a scientific study on empathy.

Good Communication Is Much More than the Words You Use—Take It from Alan Alda

Communication is more than a string of words that gets across static information. The language we use to converse does more than give facts—it can actually offer understanding.