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#32 Anecdotes – Tell people what benefits them and not what you want

For this episode, I shared my interaction with a group of friends, how certain people tend to dominate the conversation and some of my thoughts. Listen on for more.

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SHOW NOTES

0:55 – Vance’s anecdote – An outing with a group of friends and one friend dominates the group conversation, talking only about her life

3:30 – People who only talk about their lives don’t seem to care about our feelings; Tim also had a similar interaction with someone he met at work

5:50 – Could social media be one of the causes of us constantly wanting to talk about our lives?

7:45 – Rambling on versus talking about something that can add value to people’s lives

9:30 – Tim mentioned a video by School Of Life – How Not to be Boring

11:05 – There’s another way to look at it – it could be that the person wants to liven up the atmosphere

14:05 – We shouldn’t be too quick to jump to conclusions, anyway

16:05 – All social interactions are just our efforts to build and maintain relationships; mentioned Noah Kagan’s podcast episode 43 (Sales Tips for Your Business and Daily Life)

19:00 – Vance’s takeaway: be sure what you want to say/sell, understand the listener/audience, and tailor it to benefit them; episode wrap-up

 

Important links mentioned

Video by School Of Life – How Not to be Boring

Episode 20 – Jumping to conclusions and having a huge ego

Noah Kagan’s podcast episode 43 (Sales Tips for Your Business and Daily Life)

 

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