Episode #175 with Tripp of TrippAdvice

Episode 175


In Episode #175 Ari – joined by special guest host Kavon of the Less Doing Mastermind Group – interviews Tripp of TrippAdvice, a company wholly dedicated to helping men move past traditional female dating roadblocks. Listen as Ari and Tripp discuss women, sex, entrepreneurship, and a whole lot more!

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Time Stamped Show Notes:

  • 29:05 – Introduction of Tripp from TrippAdvice
  • 29:28 – How Tripp got started in the world of dating advice
  • 31:19 – Creating general principles for dating
    • 31:36 – Dating starts with what a man is, what a woman is, and what creates attraction
  • 32:15 – Finding a mate and getting married is such a huge part of life
  • 32:40 – Not all rules are set in stone and that goes for dating rules too—sometimes breaking the rules is the best thing you can do
  • 34:40 – Try and kiss a girl on the first date
  • 36:05 – Ari is terrible at networking—man or woman
  • 36:30 – You’ll always get that butterfly in your stomach when you meet new people
  • 36:50 – Comfort comes with practice
  • 37:25 – Practice systematic desensitization to conquer social anxiety
  • 38:00 – It’s not so bad to go up and talk to a stranger—remember that they’re people just like you
    • 38:06 – Most people will actually be relieved that you broke the ice so they didn’t have to
  •  39:24 – When you approach people at an event you’re automatically going to be seen as a social guy/gal
  •  39:50 – Women want to be approached, they want to meet a man
    • 40:19 – Give women the opportunity to meet you because they want to
  • 41:00 – Develop and own a confident smile
  • 41:09 – If you go up to a woman and say “Hi, I just had to meet you” you’re going to give her butterflies because most men don’t do that
  • 42:00 – People are paying less attention to you than you think
    • 43:50 – A lot of guys are afraid that everyone will be looking at them if they go up and talk to a girl
  • 45:27 – Working 1-on-1 wasn’t a scalable business model for Tripp
  • 46:01 – Tripp’s Top 3 Tips to be More Effective
    • 46:13 – Fail fast
    • 47:19 – Realize that everyone has to put themselves out there—we’re all fragile and have egos—Don’t assign value to people or yourself
    • 48:58 – Successful people do what unsuccessful people are unwilling to do—take risks and work hard

7 Key Points:

  1. If you suffer from social anxiety, practice systematic desensitization.
  2. Give women the opportunity to meet you because – guess what? – they want to.
  3. Just saying “Hi” is one of the most powerful pickup lines of all.
  4. Understand what a man is, what a woman is, and what creates attraction—that’s the key to dating.
  5. People are paying less attention to you than you think.
  6. Develop and own a confident smile.
  7. Successful people do what unsuccessful people are unwilling to do.

Resources Mentioned:

  • Text2Mindmap – A text-based mind-map creation service
  • BodyWhat – Body fat analysis service that uses picture to create a 3d model of the body
  • Ambronite - A drinkable "supermeal" made with ingredients from Whole Foods
  • AmEx Small Business – 5 Ways to Squeeze More Minutes Out of Your Busy Day
  • Six Things Productive People Do – Tech Crunch article highlighting the 6 things the most productive people do every day
  • The Science of Food Addiction – From Mercola, a great article about food addiction
  • Procrastination – Large, long article that highlights everything you’d ever want to know about procrastination which can be aligned with a lack of self-worth
  • How to Improve Your Writing – From Barking Up the Wrong Tree, 5 secrets to improve your writing stolen from Hollywood
  • HELP – Virtual Assistant services, similar to Fancy Hands BUT they charge $.15 per minute
  • Sip Snap – A silicone cover that can be used to turn any cup into a spill proof sippy-cup Coupon Code: 4ARI