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Ken Homer, Principal, Collaborative Conversations and David Hodgson, Converger, International Futures Forum, Principal and Founding Member, The IdeaHive, talk about the transformative value collaborative conversation brings to individuals, organizations and government.

Ken and David share one-of-a-kind perspectives, knowledge and stories about the powerful value of collaborative conversation to advance a meaningful society.

Ken is a Collaborative Coach and Consultant, and Principal of Collaborative Conversations, Adjunct Faculty-Mentor at New Ventures West, and Consultant, Facilitator and Coach at Omega Point International. Ken is past Director of Community Outreach, The World Cafe Foundation.

We wish to thank Ken and David for their generous contribution of knowledge and wisdom to the I-Open community.

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Transcription at I-Open on Scribd

Interview Index

Chapter 1: Collaborative Conversations [00:55:35]
Chapter 2: The Power of Conversations: Simple But Not Easy [00:04:48]
Chapter 3: Conversations in Organizations [00:10:55]
Chapter 4: Conversations & Conflict [00:05:39]
Chapter 5: Conversation & Listening [00:05:20]
Chapter 6: Oral Traditions [00:04:43]
Chapter 7: Conversational Shared Meaning [00:04:50]
Chapter 8: Conversation & Possibility [00:03:50]
Chapter 9: Organizations & Shared Meaning [00:07:16]
Chapter 10: Problems, Messes & Wicked Messes [00:05:10]
Chapter 11: Stories [00:02:38]

Reference Links

• Ken Homer on Twitter
• Collaborative Conversations
• New Ventures West
• Omega Point International
• The World Cafe Community Foundation
• David Hodgson on Twitter
• International Futures Forum
• The IdeaHive

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