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My Thesis Defense Presentation

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My Thesis Defense Presentation

  1. 1. Thesis Defense Presentation December 1, 2008 David Onoue
  2. 2. Hi! My Name Is Stuart Hi! My Name Is Sue 1st Date
  3. 3. I’m great at… One-way conversation • Himself
  4. 4. I’m great at… One-way conversation • Himself • Benefits
  5. 5. I’m great at… One-way conversation • Himself • Benefits • “Sizzle”
  6. 6. And I can… blah, blah, blah
  7. 7. Awkward Silence
  8. 8. Hi! My Name Is Seth Hi! My Name Is Samantha 1st Date
  9. 9. So tell me about yourself? Well… Two-way conversation
  10. 10. So tell me about yourself? Well… Two-way conversation • Finding out more
  11. 11. So tell me about yourself? Well… Two-way conversation • Finding out more • Finding a common interest
  12. 12. So tell me about yourself? Well… Two-way conversation • Finding out more • Finding a common interest • Gaining TRUST!
  13. 13. I had a great time! Me too!!!
  14. 14. Dating More
  15. 15. “Consumers are like roaches...you spray them and spray them and after a while it doesn’t work anymore. We develop immunities.” -Naomi Klein
  16. 16. Clutter Crisis
  17. 17. With Even More Clutter
  18. 18. Conversation have become markets
  19. 19. Conversations Matter
  20. 20. Relationships
  21. 21. ON SUNDAYS THEY WORSHIP HARLEY, GOD OF THE OPEN ROAD. Consumer Experience
  22. 22. How do people develop relationships? Do conversations really matter?
  23. 23. Method
  24. 24. Questions • Approaching people • Dating • Conversations they’ve had • Good and bad dates • Favorite companies
  25. 25. Results
  26. 26. Conversations matters because...
  27. 27. that’s how people develop relationships
  28. 28. Social Penetration Theory
  29. 29. Sell the “sizzle” not the steak
  30. 30. WRONG!
  31. 31. Engage in conversations
  32. 32. Find a common ground
  33. 33. Offer something similar to who they are
  34. 34. • “To me they fit my personality” • “I guess they have a lot of cool things and I want to be cool” • “It kind of fits my lifestyle...”
  35. 35. Limitations • Sample Group’s Ethnicities • Amount • Not all were in current relationships
  36. 36. Future Studies • Study an organization like Harley-Davidson or Apple • Look at dating behaviors
  37. 37. Thank You
  38. 38. Questions?

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