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Celeste Headlee on Having Better Conversations


To unlock Politicology+, visit politicology.com/plusTo contribute to Politicology, visit politicology.com/donateJournalist, Public Speaker and Author Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) joins host Ron Steslow (@RonSteslow) to reveal the science and history behind human communication, share keys to unlock deeper conversations, and explain how critical empathy is for our ability to listen and connect. For more information, to contact us, or to contribute to Politicology, visit Politicology.com

1hr 14mins

3 Mar 2021

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293 Mom and Dad, Jeff Jarvis and Celeste Headlee

Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day. I have one sponsor which is an awesome nonprofit GiveWell.org/StandUp Please subscribe now for as little as 5$ and gain access to a community of over 820 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous soul Jeff Jarvis is the author of What Would Google Do? and Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way we Work and Live. He has blogged at Buzzmachine.com about media, technology, and life's irritations since 2001. Jarvis directs the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He writes occasionally for the Guardian and HuffingtonPost. In prior lives, Jarvis was creator and founding editor of Entertainment Weekly; president and creative director of Advance.net (online arm of Advance Publications); Sunday editor and associate publisher of the New York Daily News; a columnist on the San Francisco Examiner. Jeff's list experts https://twitter.com/i/lists/1237834151694303234 https://buzzmachine.com/ Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, professional speaker and best-selling author of We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter. She is co-host of the new weekly series Retro Report on PBS and season three of the Scene on Radio podcast – MEN. Celeste serves as an advisory board member for Procon.org and The Listen First Project. Her TEDx Talk sharing 10 ways to have a better conversation has over 30 million total views to date.  Her most recent book, Do Nothing: How To Break Away From Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving (March 10, 2020), helps us break free of our unhealthy devotion to efficiency, and shows us how to reclaim our time and humanity with a little more leisure. In her 20-year career in public radio, Celeste has been the Executive Producer of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Radio, and anchored programs including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. She also served as co-host of the national morning news show, The Takeaway, from PRI and WNYC, and anchored presidential coverage in 2012 for PBS World Channel.   Celeste’s work and insights have been featured on TODAY, Psychology Today, Inc., NPR, Time, Essence, Elle, BuzzFeed, Salon, Parade, and many more. She has presented to over 100 companies, conferences and universities including Apple, Google, United Airlines, Duke University, Chobani and ESPN, and received the 2019 Media Changemaker Award. Celeste lives in Washington, D.C.  Please consider a paid subscription to this daily podcast. Everyday I will interview expert guests,usually 2 or more on a wide range of issues. I will continue to be transparent about my life, issues and vulnerabilities in hopes we can relate, connect and grow together. If you want to add something to the show email me StandUpwithPete@gmail.com Join the Stand Up Community Stand Up is also brought to you this month by GiveWell.org GiveWell is a nonprofit dedicated to finding outstanding giving opportunities and publishing the full details of our analysis to help donors decide where to give. GiveWell.org/Standup Pete on Twitter Pete On Instagram Pete Personal FB page Stand Up with Pete FB page

1hr 48mins

18 Feb 2021

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Talk the Talk with Celeste Headlee

Once Upon a Feminist Podcast

Technology is changing the way men and women communicate with each other, but is it helping or hurting us? Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist and the author of We Need to Talk: Having Conversations that Matter. She joins Sarey to discuss the pros and cons of communicating through social media, text messages and dating apps. For links to the things mentioned in this episode, please visit https://sareytales.com/episode-6.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


13 Feb 2021

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54) How to have better conversations with Celeste Headlee

CamBro Conversations

Today’s conversation is with Celeste Headlee, award-winning journalist, professional speaker and author of We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter. Celeste shares with us the power of listening before we dive into an in-depth conversation about Celeste’s TED talk on 10 ways to Have a Good Conversation which has over 23 million views and some excellent ways we can improve. Safe subjects to discuss have become more limited and most of us communicate from behind electronic screens, feel less connected and more divided than ever before. There are few 21st century skills more valuable than being able to sustain coherent confident conversation, who needs to listen to this episode? Support the podcast and Shop SONS for Men’s Wellbeing Products and use SONSCAMBRO to £20 off your first order - Sons.co.uk Connect with Celeste: https://celesteheadlee.com/ Buy We Need To Talk: https://amzn.to/2LuIA0s Connect with Col: Email List - https://mailchi.mp/548e38ba5942/colincambro Insta - Instagram.com/col.cambro


7 Feb 2021

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423: Celeste Headlee | How to Have Conversations That Matter

The Jordan Harbinger Show

Celeste Headlee (@CelesteHeadlee) is the host of On Second Thought at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Atlanta and has been a host and correspondent for NPR and PRI since 2006. She is the author of We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter. What We Discuss with Celeste Headlee: Why listening in the right way is the key to improving what you have to say. Ways to correct the bad advice you’ve picked up about having good conversations. How we can put our cognitive biases in check. What it takes to have productive disagreements instead of shouting matches. Surprising ways your smartphone affects the quality of your conversations — even if it’s off. And much more... Full show notes and resources can be found here: jordanharbinger.com/423 Sign up for Six-Minute Networking -- our free networking and relationship development mini course -- at jordanharbinger.com/course! Like this show? Please leave us a review here -- even one sentence helps! Consider including your Twitter handle so we can thank you personally!

1hr 7mins

29 Oct 2020

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How to Have Hard Conversations with Celeste Headlee

Being Well with Dr. Rick Hanson

About the Episode: Studies show that Americans feel less connected and more divided than ever before. Celeste Headlee, an award winning journalist, joins us to explore how we can navigate the many hard conversations that are happening these days. About our Guest: In her 20-year career in public radio, Celeste appeared on NPR, PRI, CNN, and the BBC. She has been the Executive Producer of On Second Thought for Georgia Public Broadcasting, and anchored shows including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition at NPR. Celeste is also the author of two wonderful books: We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter and Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving. Here's a summary of George Lakoff's framing theory that was mentioned during our conversation.Support the Podcast: We're on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Key Topics:1:30: “Pandemic okay.”4:45: Being a good talker vs. being a good conversationalist. 7:15: Why intelligent people can struggle to be good conversationalists. 11:30: Working with the inevitable presence of bias. 14:15: Facts, feelings, and frame theory.18:00: Metacognition and confirmation bias. 22:45: Do facts change people’s opinions?24:45: Making it easy for people to change their mind. 31:00: Maintaining our mental health inside hard conversations. 35:45: “Bothsides-ism”40:00: How to engage when someone’s argument isn’t based on facts you agree with.45:00: Doing less to do more.50:00: The power of weak ties, and the negative impact of too much tech.53:00: A message to your younger self. Overcome Anxiety:  Let go of anxiety and grow a greater sense of calm strength with Rick's Dealing with Anxiety program, which offers 5 powerful practices for managing stress and worries. Save 10% with coupon code BEINGWELL.Sponsors:Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/BEINGWELL and get a free trial of their Premium Membership.Want to sleep better? Try the legendary Calm app! Visit calm.com/beingwell for 40% off a premium subscription.Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes


19 Oct 2020

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Episode 229 #Interviewing with NPR's Celeste Headlee


It’s a madcap, free-ranging episode where we go from figuring out how to get your important work done (and quit doom-scrolling through your phone) to embracing that same phone for its best use: nourishing conversations with the people you love and then launch into some fantastic tips for interviewing experts (or podcast guests!) that you won’t want to miss. Links from the pod and the scoop on our guest: Celeste Headlee is an NPR journalist and the author of three books: Do NothingWe Need to TalkHeard MentalityCeleste talks about the danger of working from home with Mary Elizabeth Williams on Salon.You can find her at: CelesteHeadlee.com#AmReadingCeleste: Studs Terkel’s Race helped me understand race (as a black jew) like never beforeKJ: Motherland by Leah FranquiJess: Magical Thinking, Lust and Wonder, and Toil and Trouble by Augusten BorroughsThanks to everyone who supports the podcast financially—we hope you’ve been loving recent treats like the Minisodes from Jess: What Really Sells Books and KJ: Why I Love Plotting Books (and which to grab) and the Top 5 Things to Know About Using a Pseudonym. To join that team, click the button below (we’re kinda having a fall sale!):But it’s all good. The pod is free as it always has and always will be. This shownotes email is free, too, so please—forward it to a friend, and if you haven’t already, join our email list and be on top of it every time there’s a new episode.Find more about Jess here, Sarina here and about KJ here and don’t forget our sponsors and partners!Have you checked out Author Accelerator’s Book Coach training at bookcoaches.com/amwriting? Seriously, if every time you hear us talk about book coaching, you think to yourself—hey, I could do that!—you should. They have great programs for fiction, non-fiction and making your side-gig full time—and they offer tuition help for BIPOC coaches as well—more info on that at bookcoaches.com/equity.And if you haven’t tried Dabble yet, YOU MUST. Just go play with the storyline building tools. Trust us.And—have you checked out the Bookable Podcast? Audio explorations of the books you might want to read next, with a host who’s a veteran of a much-loved, much-missed NYC live monthly book event. This is a public episode. Get access to private episodes at amwriting.substack.com/subscribe


18 Sep 2020

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How to Be a Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee (RECAST)

The Upgrade by Lifehacker

We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the most of those one-on-one, face-to-face, in-real-life moments? We’ll hear from journalist Celeste Headlee, whose career revolves around talking to people. And Lifehacker’s own Michelle Woo tells us how to talk to kids—because do any of us really know how to do it? And our producer Casey Georgi talks to people on the streets of NYC to find out what irks people most when it comes to bad conversationalists.


24 Aug 2020

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Bonus Episode: Celeste Headlee Wants You to Do Less

By The Book

Renaissance woman Celeste Headlee joins Kristen for a conversation that should make you feel better about being at home.  Kristen and Jolenta's new book How to be Fine is available now [amazon.com]. You can subscribe to Jolenta and Kristen's new show, We Love You (And So Can You) on Stitcher, Apple Podcasts [podcasts.apple.com], or wherever you listen to podcasts. We love hearing from you! CALL us at 302-49B-OOKS. Email us at kristenandjolenta@gmail.com, or tweet us @jolentag, @kristenmeinzer, or @bythebookpod. And if you haven't already, please join our By The Book Facebook community! https://www.facebook.com/groups/116407428966900/?source_id=475465442806687 To get By the Book merch, head over to PodSwag.com: https://www.podswag.com/collections/by-the-bookThis episode is brought to you by: BetterHelp [betterhelp.com/btb], Oscar Mayer [oscarmayer.com], Tempest [tempest.com], Behr Express [behr.com\express] and Candid Co [candidco.com/bythebook]See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


2 Jul 2020

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How to Do Nothing with Celeste Headlee. Ep 152

Best of Both Worlds Podcast

Celeste Headlee is a journalist, author, speaker, and musician. That sounds quite busy, but she also passionate about the idea that humans should make a point of taking more time to do . . . well, less! Her recent book, Do Nothing: How to Break Away from Overworking, Overdoing, and Underliving, is all about how and why to find this space in our lives. Laura and Celeste discuss leisure -- even in the current era -- including ways to find more space in our lives to relax and enjoy. In the Q&A, Laura and Sarah address a listener question about giving feedback to household or childcare employees. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


30 Jun 2020