It's All about the Conversations... : The Lift | Brian@GrowthWorks

It's All about the Conversations...

by Brian McDermott on 04/27/17

The most important thing I've learned in a whole bunch of years facilitating biz meetings and processes: It's all about the conversations. Getting people to talk to each other in productive creative ways may not be the quickest or easiest route to resolution, but it is the best.

Heineken – yup, the beer maker – and Francis – yup, his Holiness the Pope – created videos that help make that case, and that are inspiring and insightful if you’re looking for ways to make your business a better place to work or to make the world a better place to live.

Pope Francis prepared his video for TED2017. Addressing the conference’s theme, “The Future You,” he stresses that everyone and everything is connected, and that looking into the future about ourselves invites us to open a dialogue today about the role each of us has play in helping each other – regardless of race, ethnicity, sex…

I’m glad I watched both: 4 minutes and 25 seconds, and 17 minutes and 44 seconds well spent. Good alone, better together.

(Click the CC tab on the bottom bar for Closed Captioning on the Pope's video.)

(Email subscribers can watch here.)


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Brian

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