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As a seasoned NPR reporter and talk show host, Celeste Headlee meets people from all walks of life each day. Oftentimes, she doesn’t agree with their viewpoints, but this doesn’t hold her back from engaging in great conversations. With charm and humor, Headlee shares her top 10 tips to help you enjoy more meaningful exchanges. getAbstract recommends her astute, entertaining talk to anyone who wants to master the art of conversation.

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  • Why people are losing the ability to have meaningful conversations and
  • What 10 guidelines will help you experience better conversations.

About the Speaker

Broadcaster Celeste Headlee hosts On Second Thought, a talk show on Georgia Public Broadcasting.



A Pew Research study of 10,000 American adults found that people are more polarized today than ever before. As a result, conversations often turn into disputes, whereby participants, ...

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    Me llevo de la charla la reflexión sobre la importancia de reconocer la grandeza de cada persona, y en esa medida la oportunidad de aprender y sorprendernos con el «mundo» que cada uno es, en especial porque considero que, en nuestro rol, parte del reto es unir y acercar mundos, tender puentes que ayuden a construir los equipos que requiere, no solo la organización, sino muestra a sociedad en general.

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