Jake Swank

Dana Michel

standard SL 54 – Find your Significant Other with Dana Michel from Marriage Material

Dana Michel is the founder of Marriage Material, a dating website specifically for people looking for their significant other. What’s different about Dana’s website is that it’s for people looking to settle down with a special someone and it is not catered to people who are looking for short-term flings. Dana explains what her website is about and how it works on today’s show.
Key Takeaways:
[2:10] People on dating websites tend to be looking for a one night stand. Marriage Material is different.
[3:30] What does Marriage Material do differently?
[4:15] What is an amateur matchmaker and how does it work?
[7:10] How do matchmakers make money?
[12:15] In this day and age where people Google your name, clean up your social media a little bit.
[14:40] Have a clear idea of what you’re …

dr. melvin konner

standard SL 53 – The Importance of Women in Our Society with Dr. Melvin Konner

Jason Hartman welcomes Dr. Melvin Konner who is the author of Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy. Melvin sits down with Jason and talks about the importance of women and how they”ve always played an important roll throughout history. In our society, we”re seeing more women take on higher leadership rolls, more men being stay-at-home parents, and much more on today”s Swank Life episode.
Key Takeaways:
3:40 – Why does genetic variety make us more immune to germs?
7:00 – Men are dependent on women for their own connection to the future and that”s why men fight over women.
10:50 – Women had a voice in hunter and gather societies.
18:10 – Men are usually the instigators and leaders to illegal crimes more so than women.
23:05 – It”s …

dr. susan campbell

standard SL 52 – Five-Minute Relationship Repair Interview with Dr. Susan Campbell

Dr. Susan Campbell talks about her latest book that she co-authored with John Grey titled Five-Minute Relationship Repair on today’s Swank Life. Susan has written nine books on the subject of relationship conflict and resolution. She has also counseled thousands of couples to help better their lives and their communication with their significant other. On the show, Susan talks to Jason about some of the things you can do to live a happier life, communicate better with your partner, and repair some of the negative emotions you experienced as a child.
Key Takeaways:
1:15 – If relationship conflicts are not repaired quickly, your nervous system stays agitated.
4:00 – What needs to happen quickly when you’ve been triggered is to have a pause in the conversation.
7:05 – Susan believes childhood conditioning …


standard SL 51 – 3 Ways to Get Physical With Women Faster with Brendan Rose

In this quick Swank Life episode by guest host Brendan Rose, he explains the three major ways you can get physical with a women faster. Have you been on five, six, seven dates without getting physical? Then this podcast episode is for you. Brendan breaks down how you can break the barrier and grab the attention of a woman.
Key Takeaways:
2:30 – Adding more layers to yourself will often add more anxiety. So, hack away the inessential instead.
3:30 – Life is simple, we just make it complicated.
5:10 – Number one, develop a plan of where to go and when. Brendan explains what this means.
7:05 – Number two, create liminal space. What is liminal space?
10:40 – Number three, affection first. Brendan explains how to do this in a swanky way.
13:40 …


standard SL 50 – The Secrets To Winning People Over with Dr. Jack Schafer

On this episode of The Swank Life, Jake talks to Dr. Jack Schafer about his book The Like Switch, his time as a behavioral analyst, and how to win people over.
Key Takeaways:
[00:01:45] background
[00:02:19] profiler vs behavioral analyst
[00:04:13] The Golden Rule of Friendship
[00:09:57] friendship formula
[00:13:00] Eyebrow flash
[00:18:46] Digital World
[00:22:28] keep it fresh
[00:22:17] Sustaining, keep it fresh
“If you want people to like you, you make them feel good about themselves”
“Build intensity into the relationship, that’s the kind of thing that cements everything together”
“When you’re on the digital world, we’re taking people out of the visual world.”
Mentioned in This Episode:
Are you living the Swank Life? It’s cool. It’s classy. It’s cutting edge. It’s everything you want our of life. If you want more dates, more fun and a better lifestyle, it’s time to raise the bar and start living the …


standard SL 49 – Connecting with Women, the Simple Way

Brendan Rose talks about his three month romp in Costa Rica, that turned into a three year journey filled with travel and life lessons. He also teaches the simplicity of connecting with women.
Key Takeaways:
00:30 Brendan Rose talks about the shift that changed everything.
06:51 Brendan Rose explains how to get a phone number in a cool way.
13:05 How do you actually approach a woman?
16:29 My ten tenants.
24:49 An incredibly effective insight on making connections with Facebook.
“The feminine grows with praise, the masculine grows with challenge”
“The more motivated by love you are, the more fearless and free your actions will be,” – The Dali Lama
“Just say what you appreciate about her, that’s it.”
“The guy who embraces difficulty, is the guy who will do better with women, hands down, every single …

troy pumilli

standard SL 48 – Finding Deep Love with Troy Pummill

Troy Pummill joins Jake to discuss his online dating website, Magical Matches, and the steps his site guides you through to find your soul mate.
Key Takeaways:
01:06 Troy discusses online dating and his different approach
2:27 Troy’s shares his memories of his first date with his wife
3:45 How Magical Matches works
5:16 Troy discusses what makes a good match
7:08 Jake and Troy discuss online dating competitors
8:24 Troy explains the mechanics of Magical Matches
11:24 Troy talks about how profiles need to be deeper, heart & soul
12:20 The purpose of a date
15:46 Troy discusses what happens if things go wrong in the relationship
19:55 Jake and Troy talk about twins
Mentioned in this Episode:
The Mirror Effect: More Than Soul Mates; 6 Steps to Finding Your Magical Match Using Online Dating, http://www.amazon.com/Troy-Pummill/e/B00DX7JOZY
Are you living the Swank Life? It’s cool. It’s classy. It’s cutting edge. It’s …


standard SL 47 – Identifying Dating Patterns with Ken Page

Psychotherapist and columnist Ken Page talks with Jake Swank about dating patterns people make and better ways for making a lasting loving relationship.
Key Takeaways
01:49 – Making fatal mistakes when thinking dating is a numbers game.
06:29 – Building a good and real profile that gets people interested.
10:02 – Attraction of deprivation: how everybody has a pattern in finding people that can almost love and accept us.
12:21 – Attraction of inspiration: meeting people that inspire you and make you feel connected.
13:35 – Wave of distancing: feeling that you no longer connect with someone that could be the love of your life.
14:59 – Dating buddy: having one can really help you grow in finding that person you want to be and making it with for the rest of your life.
Mentioned in …


standard SL 46 – Swank Life with Lori Cheek

Lori Cheek founder of Cheek’d talks with Jake Swank about her dating app which connects the online and real world of dating together.
Key Takeaways
01:35 – The ideal of Cheek’d came from a date and grew from there.
03:19 – Cheek’d uses beacon technology to connect people to each other and notifies them if they cross each other enough times.
04:35 – If you get a notification about someone near you, you can look up their dating profile to know more about them.
05:50 – Users of Cheek’d have to agree to communicate with each other in order to chat.
06:49 – People have to be within 30 foot radius to connect with others.
07:46 – The Cheek’d website can show you where connections are happening and also where on the map you might …


standard SL 45 – Swank Life with Peter Andrew Sacco

Peter Andrew Sacco talks with Jake Swank about his book Why Women Want What They Can’t Have & Men Want What They Had After It’s Gone! And the key things about relationships that people should know.
Key Takeaways 02:28 – Women want people who will listen to what they’re saying and not just hear what they’re saying. And whatever you are putting out, is going to attracting the same type of person you might not want. 04:00 – Men and Women, more so with women, both have pressure from society to be in a relationship, cause that’s the only way to be attractive, acceptable, and happy in life, and they go on thinking like this in every relationship they have. 05:58 – Funny thing with people is, if you …