Conversations are strange creatures.
They can be this long, boring drag, full of awkward silences and exchanges of facts.
They can be weird and meaningful experiences, where time goes by in a blink.
You know you’re in a great conversation when hours disappear… and you can barely remember what you’ve talked about.
When someone asks you how talking with them went, you say “great!”
When they ask what you talked about, you shrug and say “no idea!”
That’s a feature of conversations, not a bug. It’s how you know you built a deep, real connection with the other person.
These sorts of interactions were always infrequent.
But with the rise of social media, they’re becoming rarer.
You can’t have conversations like this over Facebook.
And the constant farts and burps from our phones get in the way. They interrupt gourmet conversations to offer a hit of junk food snippets.
If you ever feel lonely or disconnected from others – like they see you but not the real you – then listen up.
Conversation Hacker has exactly what you need. Read through and practice Exercise 8 (p13) a few times.
That, by itself, won’t save every conversation, but it’ll save a few.
Combine this with the other 14 exercises and you’ll toss junk food interactions into the fires of hell.
Savour more gourmet conversations with Conversation Hacker here:
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