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Meaningful Conversation 5: Building a Private Car Service Empire in 13 Minutes

I am running a social experiment to have more meaningful conversations. This is a recap of one of my attempts. If you want to see why I am doing this, please read this: My Experiment to Have More Meaningful Conversations. This time I chose my cab driver. I wondered what kind of ideas he would have […]

Meaningful Conversation 4: Mongooses and User Experience

I am running a social experiment to have more meaningful conversations. This is a recap of one of my attempts. If you want to see why I am doing this, please read this: My Experiment to Have More Meaningful Conversations. This is the first conversation in this series that is not centered on my work, but […]

Meaningful Conversation 3 – Seducing the Teller at Wells Fargo With Work

I am running a social experiment to have more meaningful conversations. This is a recap of one of my attempts. If you want to see why I am doing this, please read this: My Experiment to Have More Meaningful Conversations. This was the first day that I approached someone that I did not know well […]

Meaningful Conversation 2 – Talking to Family About Your Startup

I am running a social experiment to have more meaningful conversations. This is a recap of one of my attempts. If you want to see why I am doing this, please read this: My Experiment to Have More Meaningful Conversations. I am genuinely excited by my pseudo-experiment (I don’t think I can officially call it […]

My Experiment to Have More Meaningful Conversations

My typical day is filled with 3 kinds of conversations. 2-10 seconds. I like to call this a “freshmen dorm conversation.” I’m now five years removed from college so I’m not sure if I’m still allowed to make college analogies but here it goes: you see someone who you lived with in a freshman dorm […]