We Need to Talk

We Need to Talk

How to Have Conversations That Matter

eBook - 2017
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"From NPR veteran Celeste Headlee, an informative, timely, and practical guide to the lost art of conversation"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Harper Wave, 2017
ISBN: 9780062669025
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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PimaLib_SamR Aug 23, 2018

Since our country has become so polarized, I feel the need to recognize my own biases and learn how to engage in conversations that allow me to see other points of view, and validate the person holding that view, without feeling like I have to relinquish my own stance. This engaging, illuminating worthwhile book is helping me do that. Headlee cites scientific data to underscore her points, and uses her own encounters, rather than other people's, to illustrate where conversations have gone wrong, or gotten back on track.

May 01, 2018

This book is sorely needed. I highly recommend it for the strategies and for the science that backs up Headlee's analysis of the basis of the world-wide decline of conversational skills and the disturbing consequences.


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