The Dance of a Social Butterfly

Posted on 12 September, 2010 by Paul, Sam | 5 Comments to Read

Meeting new people in any situation can inspire a mixture of fear, excitement, nervousness and anticipation – depending on how easily we cope with the dance of the social butterfly. And even if you enjoy a chance to socialise, it isn’t always a bed of roses!

So when a listener wrote in recently, Sam & Paul were keen to present a bouquet of flowers as thanks:

“When I am in any situation especially social I am able to make a great impression and have fun/etc – but after a while I get tired/bored and cannot maintain the energy or enthusiasm. I have tried making goals – using NLP-type exercises and all of these help in the short term, but not for long. Can you please advise if you have any input?”

Whether its a small dinner party or a large event, join us as we explore the different levels of attention we can switch between at a social events, and how to combat the sense of guilt when you find yourself tired, bored or feeling trapped. With a bit of practice and these neat tips, the dance of the social butterfly is one we can all start to enjoy!

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5 comments
Dean. F
Dean. F

Hi,
Thanks for reply to my question (I was the one who asked it) - it was great to be answered, I listen to over a dozen self help type podcast shows and have asked questions; and only you (and another called The Alpha Dude by Michael Pulser) were the only ones that answered the questions - and more importantly the answer wasnt - "oh the answer is in my ebook or coaching session if you buy it...."
Anyway - I love the concept of the social butterfly - it was a great metaphor. Keep up the good work. Will keep listening.

Paul
Paul

Hi Dean! Thank you for your question. We love getting them from our listeners as it really helps us cover the topics that matter to them. Some of our best shows have come from questions posed to us by listeners.
Talking of eBooks, we do have one coming out very soon, but it's going to be free! So make sure you are signed up to our news letter to make sure you get a copy as soon as it comes out!
Keep in touch and let us know how you are getting on with your own dance of the social butterfly.
Cheers!
Paul

Paul
Paul

Hi Dean! Thank you for your question. We love getting them from our listeners as it really helps us cover the topics that matter to them. Some of our best shows have come from questions posed to us by listeners.
Talking of eBooks, we do have one coming out very soon, but it's going to be free! So make sure you are signed up to our news letter to make sure you get a copy as soon as it comes out!
Keep in touch and let us know how you are getting on with your own dance of the social butterfly.
Cheers!
Paul

Paul
Paul

LOL I know it's been too long, I'll get a new recording for you of Peter and I doing our best Vera and Gooch impression soon for you!

Auntie Vera Charles
Auntie Vera Charles

I know, I know, I KNOW I'm supposed to be listening to the content, but DAMN IT, I just can't get past the terrific voice and that gorgeous accent.

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