The Key To Being Captivating

The Key To Being Captivating




Origin Story


A Lifetime of Differentiation


What People Really Want


The Key to Lasting Captivation


“Living up to a social contract is inordinately valuable, and there’s no pressure to exceed it.” — James Hamblin, “Always Make Promises,” The Atlantic, 2014


Extra Is Never Enough


If you truly want to captivate someone, just be present for them. Show up. Be consistent. Be vulnerable. Be comfortable. Be curious. Ask questions. Remember conversations from before. That’s all … and that’s enough. 

Everything additional is just that: extra.

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