The Dialogue Guy, Dr. David Campt. a nationally renowned speaker, facilitator, and author deconstructs the Biden/Trump debate.
David Campt breaks down #Debate2020
Dr. David Campt has taught strategies for changing attitudes and behaviors to audiences including The White House, Ford Motor Company, and Princeton University, and provided commentary on last night’s Presidential Debate.
Dr. Campt focuses on questions that have to do with what people should talk about so that they can feel more connected and work more collaboratively. The first presidential debate reveals some insights about how Americans might think more clearly about issues and talk more productively about them.
Who is Dr. David Campt?
David W. Campt, Ph.D., Principal of The Dialogue Company, is a nationally renowned speaker and facilitator with 25 years of experience helping people talk about difficult things. Dr. Campt teaches strategies for changing attitudes, behavior, and group culture through dialogue. His speaking engagements have included a wide array of clients, including top corporations (e.g Ford Motor Company, Booz Allen, Silicon Graphics), non-profit organizations (e.g. NAACP, Kellogg Foundation, AFSCME), government (e.g. US Coast Guard, The White House, US Navy), and prestigious universities (e.g. Princeton University, American University, Denison University). Dr. Campt helps groups focus on a variety of topics including strategic planning, conflict resolution, creating more inclusive decision-making, leadership succession, cultural competence, and many others. He uses a neuroscience and compassion-based approach to teach audiences to make new choices so that more people’s insights are honored, relationships are improved, and collective goals are more effectively pursued.
He is the author of a number of books including The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subject (2007) and Read the Room for Real: How A Simple Technology Creates Better Meetings (2015) and Compassion Transforms Contempt: A Black Dialogue Expert’s Advice for White Progressives on Down-Revving Anger, Creating Connections…and Maybe Changing the World (May 2020), which gives White progressives guidance about how to most effectively talk about the 2020 election.
Dr. Campt has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Princeton University, and a Master’s degree in public policy from UC Berkeley. His doctoral studies were also completed at UC Berkeley’s urban planning department where his dissertation focused on ways that social service administrators can modify their organizations to make them more responsive to the cultural realities of African-American populations.
My Books, "It's Worth It: How to Talk To Your Right-Wing Relatives, Friends, and Neighbors" & “As I See It: Class Warfare: The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom” support (1) communication techniques & (2) our Progressive message delivery.
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