Welcome to the official blog of The Communications Center, Inc.
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On this blog we link you up with stories and resources to help you navigate difficult issues and plan for effective dialogue. You can find answers to frequently asked questions like:
- What is dialogue and why use it?
- Where and how do I start?
- What do I do if the public is not interested?
- What else can I do to build trust in the process?
- How can I manage the media?
- How do you start a dialogue when people hate each other?
- Do you have any guidelines for effective public engagement?
And there is more. You can also find
- Case Studies – Reports and stories on successful dialogue efforts
- Discussions On Democracy, Dialogue, Government – Posts on collaborative governance and accountability and resources for civil discourse
- Tips On Measuring Outcomes – Posts focusing on accountability and measuring the outcomes of dialogue processes
- Stories from the field, – Posts that provide examples of techniques that work and those that don’t
- And even more, including discussions of how to work with online dialogues, and links to resources.
Finally, here are 5 of the most popular posts on our blog.
- Structuring Engagement: The Learning Curve
- From Data to Wisdom
- Three Levels of Discussion
- 5 Levels of Resolution
- Responding to Hate – Stories of Wisdom
We are here to help you. If you have questions, would like to discuss resources, or need help working through problems in your own dialogues, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.