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Five essential steps for having a difficult conversation

“These days, it seems that there are more and more deal breakers when it comes to deciding whom we’re willing to talk to. But in our tense era of deep divisions, talking to each other—and […]

Announcing the Pop the Bubble Workshop: The art and science of thinking together

For the past six months, following our “Road to DC” conversation tour that ended last February, I’ve been developing a half-day workshop called “Difficult Conversations: The Art and Science of Thinking Together.” On August 6th […]

“When you start shaking people’s belief systems, it’s gonna cause fear. ”

On the Road to DC—Bowling Green, KY (2): Trump had been in office one week when I met with several of the teaching staff—and one student—from Southcentral Kentucky Community College. None of them voted for Trump, […]

“We’re slowly starting to wake up and say, ‘wow, this shit really happened’.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 3) — In part three of our Durham, NC conversation we hear from Atrayus, founder, president and CEO of the non-profit Movement of Youth, which serves the “educational and social […]

“There’s a story about my life that no conversation is going to change.”

Road to DC: Durham, NC (Part 2) — In part two of our Durham, NC conversation with four young men, we hear from Charles: husband, father, mentor, banking executive and Duke University graduate. Among his siblings […]