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Category Archives for Pick-up Weirdos

Mark Manson Interview with David Tian at Aura Dating Academy – “Inside the Players’ Lounge”

The latest interview in the “Inside the Players’ Lounge” series is with my good friend, Mark Manson, who has written some of the very BEST analyses of relationships and mating psychology. Many of his articles have gone seriously viral… and for very good reason. Just some of the things you’ll learn in this video include: […]

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Honesty as the Cornerstone of Attraction and How to Demolish Your Deepest Insecurities in Dating: 21 Convention Full Talk with Outline

The original title of the talk was, “Honesty as the Cornerstone of Attraction.” I think that title still best encapsulates the content of the talk, but an attendee wrote in and said that as a result of my talk, he learned how to demolish his deepest insecurities, and I thought that’d be a catchier title. […]

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Dating Coach David Tian, Ph.D., Interviews Richard La Ruina (Gambler) of PUA Training: “Inside the Players’ Lounge,” Episode 7, Parts 1-4

It was a real pleasure interviewing Richard when he visited Singapore and the Academy last month. I don’t like “pick up artists,” but although Richard directs a company called PUA Training, he’s entirely an upstanding guy, grounded and wholesome, and the sort of guy you’d be comfortable introducing to your mom or sister. Like some […]

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Singapore “Dating Coach” Xavier See and Troy Dizon: When Failure Begets Failure

This bit of news is HILARIOUS. But I doubt my readership outside Singapore will care much about this one, so I’ll keep it short. The sub-title says it all: When failure begets failure. I was just forwarded these links today, though I’m late to this news, it seems. I wasn’t surprised. Those in Singapore might […]

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Do You Want to Have BETTER Results with Women in under Six Months Than Even Other “Dating Coaches” in Singapore Get?

I’m right in the middle of another amazing Attraction Accelerated Weekend Workshop. Working closely with clients in a 2:1 or 1:1 situation and giving them tons of personal attention is really one of the most rewarding kinds of teaching I enjoy. In the past few weeks, I’ve been blessed with an extraordinarily interesting set of […]

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How to be Social: What to Think When You’re Approaching and Meeting New Women–The Attraction Mindset (video)

Want to get better with women but also avoid being one of those creepy pick up guys who brag about “pulling chicks” or getting numbers from girls at bars, bookstores, or city streets? Then you should cultivate the simple and easy ATTRACTION MINDSET. It also a great way to learn how to be social and […]

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The Social Arts according to “The Karate Kid”: 3 Major Lessons

When I saw the remake of the cult classic, The Karate Kid, a couple weeks ago, I was reminded of why the original movie was so often mentioned in self-improvement circles and why that rake Nick Sparks was unashamed to pronounce that he is this movie’s number one fan, lol. Both the original and the […]

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Comic relief for the holiday season

Merry Christmas to you and your loved ones! On a totally unrelated note, I thought you’d appreciate seeing this hilarious clip by Russell Brand, a renowned rake himself. I especially like the part where he reads out the hate mail people send to him. Puts mine in perspective, LOL. Enjoy!

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The Last of the Mohicans

Haven’t seen this movie in many years, but saw it on DVD recently. Awesome. Add it to your list. It’s got so many great elements from an attraction arts standpoint: Exemplary body language and tonality. Great eye contact. The right dose of alpha male masculinity. Wonderful frame control and cocky dialogue. A perfect juxtaposition of […]

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The 7 Commandments on How to Deal with NBTD (Nothing Better To Do), aka., Full-time Idiots

Just when I thought there was too much random clutter coming to me via twitter, I got Tim Ferriss’s notice that he’s updated his classic and entertaining blog post on how to handle full-time idiots, something that every public figure must learn at some point. Check it out here.

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I have Facebook stalkers…

And they just keep popping up, lol. Be vigilant with your privacy settings and don’t tag your photos unless you want jealous guys and creepy, psychologically disturbed community guys tracking down your girls, messaging them, and spreading malicious rumors about you, including false information about how you run your day 2s and who you are […]

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Thought Leader Interview with Lance

You might remember when I mentioned that I was named, along with such guys as Sinn and Dave Wygant, as one of the top Thought Leaders in the community by Honey and Lance. Following up on that, Lance has been doing email interviews with each of the Thought Leaders, and he just posted his interview […]

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Being Back Home

Ah, despite the subzero temperatures and snowy conditions, it is soo good to be back home in the Great White North. Gearing up now for short trips to Michigan, NYC, and Hong Kong on the way back to Singapore. It’s especially nice to be back in a land of tolerance and acceptance, especially regarding forms […]

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Singapore Pick Up Weirdo and Lairs…

I guess when you stand up, you’ll get noticed, and others will try to chop you down. For those who don’t know, there are online forums of random guys who share tips and thoughts on getting better with women. These forums are called “lairs.” There are at least three lairs in Singapore alone. These lairs […]

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Outcome-Independence and How to Have Fun!

In response to helpful comments and a couple of emails on my article on why I hate the word, ‘sarging,’ I wish to clarify something. I am criticizing the word ‘sarging,’ but not the act itself of purposely flirting with women you don’t yet know. Yes, you need discipline to get really good at anything. […]

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