November 27, 2013

For The Holidays, Be More Interested Than Interesting

As my family collectively gets older, it’s clear that some of our interests overlap, and other interests are an individual pursuit. While my four brothers all […]
February 18, 2011

How to Ruin a Twitter Conversation (cc #nacachat)

Take a look at the two conversations below: What do you notice instantly? If your eyes are functioning properly you should notice that one is filled […]
June 17, 2010

Identifying A One Way Conversation Street

While flying home, I overheard a 23 year old male engage a pretty 30 year old female investment banker in conversation. The male peppered her with […]
June 15, 2010

Conversation Tip: Anchor Words

Some conversations accelerate easily and flow naturally. Other’s ramp up slower. Starting a conversation is like starting a lawn mower. The mower might start on the […]