A couple years ago, on a 7-day kayak camping retreat in the absolute middle of nowhere Maine, I got crystal clear on why I exist on the planet. I am here to gently eradicate small talk and create conversations that matter. 

Today, instead of giving you more of my own advice on this topic, I’m going to share some tips from Brandon Stanton, the man behind Humans of New York. 

Brandon is a master at going deeper in a conversation – he’s able to pull total strangers off the streets of New York City, who he tends to meet randomly, into a real connection. 

If you watch today’s video, I promise you’ll be able to do the same – go beyond small talk and really dig into who a person is and what makes them tick. 

Ready to join me in the mission to create more conversations that matter? Check out the quick exercise and 12 questions below to get started. 

Toward real connection—online and off,

Creator of the Connection Toolkit
Co-Founder at We and Me

PSIf you want to shift the culture of your group toward conversations that matter and more effective communication, consider working through our new Guided Journal together as a group. Use the coupon code COLLABORATIVEJOURNALING to get 20% toward your order of 6+ journals. 

PPS If you want to create conversations that matter in your context, below is one quick exercise and 12 great questions to pair with it.

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