a sincere interest
you really do want things to get stepped up to the next level, right?
You have to FIRST be TOTALLY WISHING a NEW RELATIONSHIP and a NEW REALITY to emerge or why bother, right?
What if I could show Sean?
what if Sean Parker were interested in financing this platform? so John could be free to do this?
Spend some time forming goals in advance of your conversation and state them after beginning with "you're amazing".
Begin with a foundation of "you're amazing" and then work up to what you WISH to happen.
i never had this
i can't believe how unaware I have been of basic conversational skills like this. and me a supposed great communicator, the voice of a generation?? hmf
Embedding in questions.
When would you like to learn about gaining more likes on your @unamerican user space so as to launch metanotes?
POOL of MEANING.
Have everybody contribute to the POOL OF MEANING.
There's probably something they know that you don't know, and let's have it all come out right now, why not?
NEVER INTERRUPT !!!
This is a family trait you must overcome because interrupting or impatiently waiting your turn is very uncaring...
public questions? questions you ask to the world.... YAHOO ANSWERS... QUORA... Facebook too... yes, but cross their chasm...
first, second, third, finally
it sounds like a PLAN and it's hard to resist just GOING for it...
Tell them information
Information, or "a new fact/fantasy", is a form of hypnosis and we are held spellbound when it is shared...
so, what's the plan?
First, let's have beer with Sarko and bring him back on the team. Second, let's get Max and Sarko and you and me together and have Sarko put Max's objections to rest and regain enthusiasm. Third, let's make a plan with max to restart the conversation. Fourth, let's get Kazi to meet Joseph and win him over.