There was something about this guy that made you want to lean in closer and listen carefully
to everything he had to say. Not only was he charming. . . he had what I call “instinctual
awareness” that was very present, all the way down to his bones.
I met Larry Benet at a conference last week and watched him being interviewed by Jay Abraham.
Larry said three things that struck me as so simple, but oh, so important!
Number #1: Be More Present.
Number #2: Care More.
Number #3: Show Up.
It’s that simple, and it’s about the ‘other’ person, not you! Every conversation is valuable. Make
sure your communication is valuable and proactive. Be intrigued! Be curious!
I loved what Larry shared next as his top 5 points when connecting with people:
2) Ask yourself, ‘What is most important to them?’
3) If you can help them with that, do it!
4)Become a ‘value creator’ for them.
5) Follow up on a systematic basis.
With a smile on his face and a spark of light in his eyes, Larry shifted his posture from sitting on
a high chair to standing on his feet, fully present to everyone around him. The energy had
shifted in that single moment. Everyone slowed down long enough to listen and hear what he had
to say. This was about being ‘fully present’ and connecting authentically to everyone in that
room. How could you not love a guy like this? Larry Benet has “instinctual awareness” that is