Aliens and Openers

It’s been a few weeks since I returned from a trip with Neil and a few of his friends from The Society. During our journey through the southwest, the guys role-played that they were part of a clandestine organization that dealt with uncovering alien invaders — an organization called S.M.I.L.E. Each person on the trip received a box of personalized … Read More

The Canned Material Controversy

It might surprise you, but everyone, everyday, uses canned material. Most people just aren’t aware of it. People who preach an entirely improvised style tend to stick to the most common conversational threads in the world — they are, ironically, entirely predictable. For example: “Hi,” is the most common opener in the world with common canned follow-up questions like, “Where are you from?” “What’s your … Read More

Breaking Down A Night As A Wingman

A few weeks ago, I was out with my friend Alex. He is a single, well put together, and is a practiced conversationalist. Since I’m in a relationship, I’ll be his wingman for the night. I thought it might be helpful to lay out some of the moments from the night, regarding wingmanship. In this story, I’m out with a … Read More

The Jealous Girlfriend Opener

The Jealous Girlfriend opener is one of the first openers that most people test out after first reading The Game. Behind every opener or conversation starter, there is a principle. It holds true whether you know what you’re doing or not. It holds true regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or the environment. To start a conversation with strangers, the person … Read More

So Easy My Mother Could Do It

So, my mother has been asking random strangers whether they floss before they brush. Like dozens of them. And so far, no one has “busted” her on it, even though this opener has been all over television, in books, and on the Internet. It’s funny because she really wants to know the answer. She’s been asking waitresses, neighbors, and even … Read More

Powerful Answers For Tricky Questions (ex: “Why are you still single?”)

Recently, a couple of my students were thrown off balance when a woman asked them, “Why are you still single?” Here’s a process to create the perfect answer that answers not only that question but any questions you encounter that feel tricky to navigate. 1. When you get home, think about how you answered that question when you were in field. … Read More

Humor and Attractiveness: Quick Tips

Ask anyone you meet to name qualities they looks for in a potential date and they’ll almost always mention sense of humor. Sense of humor, however, is not well defined. What does it mean to have a good sense of humor, specifically, when it comes to dating and socializing? What should any you know when it comes to joking around? … Read More

Scarcity & The Social Matrix

It’s time to let go. Self-doubt. Disbelief. These are self-imposed shackles on your mind. They inhibit your potential. You will not succeed at pretending to be a high-value person. You must truly know you are one. Getting stuck in a halfway place, trying hard to make it work, but not truly believing leads to disaster.  You don’t value your own time. … Read More

Likeability & The Social Matrix

You’re here because you sense something. What you sense you can’t explain, but you feel it. You’ve felt as long as you can remember, some people have an advantage over everyone else. You don’t know exactly why, but it’s there, some force is at play. The force is likeability.  Being a well-liked person opens doors and opportunities within the social matrix. Let’s explore 3 ways you … Read More

Authority & The Social Matrix

I don’t know if you’re ready to see what I want to show you. When faced with it, your mind will send you in one of two directions. You deny it. That’s that. You believe what you want to believe and life goes on as it has before. Or, you process it and dive deeper than ever into your understanding of the Social Matrix. … Read More