World Changing Conversations: From the Heart

Cheryl Esposito welcomes Adam Kahane, international mediation & scenario planning consultant, In the 1990’s Adam facilitated the groundbreaking Mont Fleur Scenarios, in which a diverse group of South African leaders worked together to effect the transition out of apartheid. Since then he has led similar processes around the world in Colombia, Guatemala, Paraguay, the Middle East, and Northern Ireland. Adam says that this process “…gets people who have never talked to each other to think about alternative pathways to their future.” Adam authored Solving Tough Problems: An Open Way of Talking, Listening, and Creating New Realities. Nelson Mandela said: “This breakthrough book addresses the central challenge of our time: finding a way to work together to solve the problems we have created.” Join us as we explore the path to world changing conversations.

Adam Kahane is a founding partner of Reos Partners and of Generon Consulting. He is a leading designer and facilitator of processes through which business, government, and civil society leaders can work together to solve their toughest, most complex problems. He has worked in more than fifty countries, in every part of the world, with executives and politicians, generals and guerrillas, civil servants and trade unionists, community activists and United Nations officials, clergy and artists.