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Solitude

Solitude

A few years ago my uncle read an article that said coffee can help athletic performance. He was funny about it, he started telling my aunt that he was...

Humility first

Humility first

Sometimes the first step of starting a friendship is the hardest part. For some of us it can induce anxiety to reach out to a person we don’t know...

Timeless

Timeless

One thing that we try to do is put our efforts into things that will stand the test of time. What I mean by that is, we are trying to be intentional by focusing...
Open Ended Questions

Open Ended Questions

A key point to moving toward better conversations is asking open ended questions. This feels fairly obvious, but it is definitely worth stating exp...
More dynamic friendships

More dynamic friendships

Often times building deeper relationships is easier when we’re doing something. Getting active by whacking some golf balls, going canoeing or playi...

Time spent

One of the realizations I’ve had recently is about the depth of my friendships. I made the observation that most of my deepest friendships are from...

Listening

The most important part of a conversation is listening. If you want to connect with someone you need to be able to be a good listener. So, how do y...

Altum Cards

If you’ve browsed around our website you’ve probably noticed that we created a product. Altum Cards are a physical representation of what we’re sho...

Car conversations

We are a roadtripping family. There’s nothing like getting out on the road and the building anticipation of getting to your destination. Yes, drivi...

Conversation Challenge

Sometimes I create a conversation challenge for myself. I don’t announce it, but this is my goal: I try to find something interesting about the per...

Busy

Busy. Everyone is busy. It’s one of the most common responses we hear when we ask someone how it’s going: “Busy.” With so many things that can stea...

Why questions?

We’re into questions, but before we go too far, let’s start with the most logical question: Why? Why are we into questions? At the core of it, beca...