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Meet people like an improv comedian

I struggled with talking to new people a lot, but then I realized the counter-intuitive power of “how are you?” Saying “good” seems easy, but makes things hard. Sharing something honest seems hard, but it makes things much easier.

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Online Reviews #1: Star Ratings Are Deeply Misleading

Everything about online reviews is counter-intuitive. We think that a restaurant with 4.5 stars on Google Maps is typically better than one rated 4.0, but it’s not. These scores barely mean anything. That’s why I sigh whenever someone with a mobile phone tells me we should watch a different movie, eat in another restaurant, or go to a better escape room based only on the online scores. Life isn’t that simple.


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