organic interactions with strangers. Sometimes, those interactions can be stimulating, sometimes a drag, and occasionally, they are revelatory. When you think about what makes a fruitful conversation, besides drawing on experience, it’s been useful to consult a resource hiding in plain sight: movies. I’ve plumbed some of my favorites for enlightening clips and lessons. In everyday life, conversation is an under discussed art. But being more thoughtful about how we talk to each other can yield powerful connections. How do we create a powerful conversation ?