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InteresTED: 10 ways to have a better conversation
January 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. For this session we will view the popular TED Talk by Celeste Headlee, “10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation.” We will take a close look at her 10 tips and test out some of her suggestions.
Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. “Go out, talk to people, listen to people,” she says. “And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed.”