295: The Value of Awkwardness with Melissa Dahl

Melissa Dahl discusses embracing awkward moments and turning them into valuable learning experiences.   You'll Learn: When self-consciousness can be helpful A quick exercise to instantly make you feel less self-conscious How to effectively navigate an awkward conversation   About Melissa: Melissa Dahl is a senior editor at New York Magazine's The Cut, where she leads the health and psychology coverage. In 2014, she helped launch Science of Us, NYMag's popular social science website. Her writing interests include personality, emotions, and mental health. Outside of New York Magazine, Melissa's byline has appeared in Elle, Parents, and the New York Times.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep295

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