This week, we explore the importance of Understanding and leadership.
Our guest is David Murray, author of An Effort to Understand: Hearing One Another (and Ourselves) in a Nation Cracked in Half. His book is a series of essays that gives readers a window into everyday American discourse–from the rural backroads to corporate C-suites.
A student of history, Murray shows that however great the personal and political divides between us, we have just as deep a desire to connect.
Understanding is the bridge between discord and discourse, based on mutual trust and a desire to move forward.
David's Book: An Effort to Understand
Robert F. Kennedy's "Effort to Understand" speech
David's blog Writing Boots
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