You’ve probably heard of Mystery, the pick-up artist who had his own reality show on VH-1. He’s also featured in the best-selling book The Game by Neil Strauss.
Here’s what Mystery says about The Game of meeting celebrities:
“Most people make too much of a big deal out of recognizing the ‘main value proposition’ of the other person. The main value proposition is exactly that – the single most valuable aspect about the person. So, for example, for Justin Timberlake, it would be his music or fame. For a millionaire, it would be his business.
The key, as taught to us by Mr. M, is to recognize their ‘major value proposition’ on a ‘throw and go’ basis. So for example, to a music celebrity, simply saying, ‘Hey man, I like your music’ is sufficient.
People typically meet celebrities and ’emotionally overreach’ (a topic covered in Mr. M and Braddock’s new *Inner Game Seminar). For example, they get hugely emotional and gush about how much they love that actor’s movies, or how they listen to this music star’s album every day.
This tactic may well get a smile, a handshake or even a couple of seconds of appreciative dialogue with that person, but it is very unlikely to result in mutual respect or much, if any, desire for further contact. The key to building MUTUAL respect is then to qualify and relate to that person on topics outside of their main value proposition… and to find ways in which you can add value.”
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