Celeste Headlee

Lecture: Ten Ways to Have Better Conversations

April 23, 2020 

Enter every conversation assuming you have something to learn. Celeste Headlee’s Having Better Conversations presentation focuses on the science-based fundamentals of communication and includes thought-provoking topics like the smarter you are the worse you are at communicating. This highly motivational talk, with 10 practical lessons, is designed to inspire self-confidence and introduces strategies for enhancing personal and professional relationships by simply becoming better at having conversations.

Join us for Celeste Headlee's lecture


About Celeste Headlee

Celeste Headlee is an award-winning journalist, public speaker and author of We Need To Talk: How To Have Conversations That Matter. She is a guest host for National Public Radio and has anchored numerous national programs including Tell Me More, Talk of the Nation, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. In her 20-year career in public radio, Celeste has interviewed hundreds of people from all walks of life. Through her work, she has learned the true power of conversation and its ability to both bridge gaps or deepen wounds. In a time when conversations are often minimized to a few words in a text message and lack of meaningful dialogue abounds, Celeste sheds a much-needed light on the lost and essential art of conversation. Celeste's TEDx Talk "10 Ways to Have a Better Conversation" has garnered over 20 million views to date.

Celeste Headlee

Thursday, April 23, 2020 
4:00 PM  Program begins online

General Public:  $20
UMAA Discount: $18
UMN Faculty & Staff: $10
Students: $5  Free (limit 1 per U Card)