Celeste Headlee

10 ways to have a better conversation

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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. 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."

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Celeste Headlee · Writer and radio host

Celeste Headlee's years of interview experience give her a unique perspective on what makes for a good conversation.

Celeste Headlee's years of interview experience give her a unique perspective on what makes for a good conversation.