Part VI

INTRIGUE

G = Give

GIVE Attention First

When I get on stage, my first goal is not to show my expertise; it’s to give a bit of joy.

ITALIAN TENOR ANDREA BOCELLI

Previous sections have focused on how we can earn quality attention from others.

This section focuses on how we can, first, give quality attention to others. Instead of our goal being to show our expertise; it’s wiser to give others opportunities to showcase theirs.

This section also explores how we can find out what truly matters to the people we want to connect with so we can focus on their interests first.

Doing so is one of the keys to creating mutually intriguing interactions.

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