Make awesome friends – with Paul Sanders (part 2)

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Welcome to part 2 of my conversation with Paul Sanders. In this episode, Paul and I delve more in depth into the topic of creating friendships, but not just any friendships – intentional friendships.

In our discussion, we go over:

– Why you need to be more strategic throughout the friend-making process and surround yourself with people who elevate and inspire you

– How to use ‘hook points’ to naturally steer a conversation towards exchanging contact information and precisely what to say

– Why leveraging activities you are already doing is the perfect invite strategy and how to create pressure-free group outings even if you’re brand new to a location

– Paul’s weekly habit for following up with people and what to do if they don’t respond

– How showing a little vulnerability can go a long way towards establishing strong, long-term friendships

…and a bit more about achieving a balance between being proactive and having a good time; the process of making friends should be dynamic and fun!

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Links and Resources Mentioned:

Get the Friends You Want – Paul’s book

Meetup – a site on which like-minded people can get together to learn, do, and share things

Advanced Social Skills Training – Paul’s monthly training program to help improve your social confidence so you can meet and make friends with great people

Steve Scott – podcast with Steve Scott about breaking bad habits and bringing in good ones – Paul’s website

Episode Transcript:

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