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Numbers Aren't Creative

Age is just a number.

So is batting average. Sale price. Your max benchpress. Miles per hour. 

Say the number and you pre-empt the story. Eliminate the story and you get rid of a shot at creativity and most likely, connection

So you can ask how old I am. Or you can tell me how many push ups you do each day. But then let's get deeper than a number.

Let's ask why.

Tell me the story about that number. That's what I'd like to hear.

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