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02:20 – context for how do we shut off the monkey brain
09:00 – how do we shut off the monkey brain
– Learn how to be human. There's a human across from you that wants to connect.
– Understand what's being said and what's going on. Demonstrate what you understand and acknowledge what the other person is going through.
– I'll only work with you if I like you and I trust you.
– Learn how to understand the question. Follow the clues.
13:00 – How does one get better at identifying clues?
– Clues stand out by being different
– You look for clues by trying to understand
– It's not that you're not listening, it's that you don't understand the intention.
– Break down what "clue" means
19:00 – Chris' story about Art Center
22:00 – How do you know when you get to the true assumption
24:00 – Why does Mo feel the urge to speak
– Direction is more important than velocity
– If you get me there, but "there" is the wrong place now I'm further than where I was.
– We speak because we're uncomfortable with silence
– If you want to respond, jot down your idea.
28:00 – How can someone become comfortable in chaos and in change and how do we react
– When walk in with an agenda, you become close minded
37:00 – When someone says something, don't do anything unless anything's asked of you. ***
– Ask yourself if it's something I can do
– Is it something you want to do
– How do you want to respond?
42:00 – The benefits of being present
– Trying to read people's body language
44:00 – How should you react when the client says "you should know this"
45:00 – S.A.L.E.S.
– Ask
53:00 – It's hard to forget our assumptions when there's pressure
– Try to be present to what's going on
– If you want the work, act like you don't want it
1:03:00 – Rewind this part, it's bada**
1:11:00 – If you have an expectation of how it's going to go, then you're going to be disappointed. Comfort in the chaos. ***
1:20:00 – Takeaways

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