275 | Annie Sarnblad | The Power of Facial Expressions: Understanding the Language of Emotion

In this episode of The Greatness Machine, Annie joins Darius to delve into the intricate world of facial expressions and nonverbal communication. Drawing from her extensive expertise, Annie shares practical tips and strategies for enhancing interpersonal communication skills from decoding micro-expressions to navigating negotiations and social dynamics.

In this episode, Annie and I talked about:

  • What inspired Annie’s interest in teaching facial expressions
  • Annie talks about her involvement with Young Presidents Organization (YPO)
  • The importance of understanding nonverbal cues such as micro-expressions
  • Annie emphasizes the universal nature of facial expressions
  • Developing the skill of being comfortable with uncomfortable conversations
  • And other topics…

Meet Annie:

Annie Sarnblad is an expert in facial intelligence, specializing in reading facial expressions to understand emotions and intentions. She works with individuals and organizations to improve communication and relationships through her insights into non-verbal cues. A respected speaker and coach, Annie’s work has helped business leaders, educators, and health professionals enhance their interpersonal skills. Her goal is to foster empathy and deeper human connections through a better understanding of facial expressions.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at www.thecorevalueequation.com.

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