Connect with Projects, Not Just Calls

How to Go Beyond Boring Video-Calls and Truly Connect with People

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Small Talk Doesn’t Thrill Us

The typical conversation one has via video-call might also be starting to suffer a little. With external stimulation and input being tempered, it might go a little something like this…

The Science of Friendship

I recently interviewed Lydia Denworth, author of Friendship: The Evolution, Biology and Extraordinary Power of Life’s Fundamental Bond, and contributing editor at Scientific American, for an episode of the Future Squared podcast.

  • stability and dependability
  • positive feelings (they make us feel good)

Start a Project

Denworth suggested creating a project around which you can bond with and connect with family and friends.

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Lessons one: entrepreneurial fundamentals

Final Thoughts

There are numerous ways people can connect with projects as opposed to having the same old phone or video-call, day in, day out.

  • an art project (some art schools are offering drawing classes via Zoom in real-time that you can do with your friends)
  • articles or ebooks you can work on together
  • a YouTube video series
  • a shared social media account
  • video-games and online board-games
  • a business idea or project
  • sharing recipes
  • a learning project (“let’s learn a language together and then connect on Zoom to converse!”)
  • insert your idea here

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