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How to Work Together in a Polarized World

By November 10, 2021No Comments
Adam Kahane

How to Work Together in a Polarized World

In Our Polarized World, Is There Any Hope of Working Together?

This International Expert Says Yes!

Collaboration is hard, even in the best of times. Yet in our deeply polarized world, it’s become nearly impossible. According to the 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer, more than half of Americans—a full 57%—believe the U.S. is in a “cold civil war.” Worse, a May 2021 report reveals that fewer than 4 in 10 Americans feel there’s any real hope of us coming together. But working together to solve today’s most pressing issues doesn’t require us to agree as often or on as many matters as you’d think—or so says Adam Kahane, author-facilitator-expert at Reos Partners.

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Interview Highlights:

  • What the most contentious (and even dangerous) situations can teach us about effective collaboration
  • The single greatest challenge facilitators face—and how to successfully address it
  • Proven strategies anyone can use to bring people together to create a better world—at work, within organizations and alliances, in our schools, and in local communities