He shows genuine interest in your goals and aspirations
This seems to be the generation of the go-getters. People are constantly talking about their innovative new ideas, ambitions, and aspirations to better themselves. So much so, that it is easy to tune them all out after awhile. If his face lights up brighter than yours when you talk about your big plans for your future and his enthusiasm is high, chances are he’s beaming because he’s envisioning himself in it.