Podcast Season One: Weaving, Leading and Embracing Dialogue

In Season One of Talk Dialogue to Me, host, Shari Virjee Tañada, sits down with three Centre for Dialogue executive directors—two past, one present—to explore weaving, leading and embracing dialogue. 


Episode 1: Getting to Dialogue with Dr. Mark L. Winston

Season One host, Shari Virjee Tañada interviews Dr. Mark L. Winston about getting to dialogue. They dig into the difference between dialogue and other forms of conversation while also exploring dialogue’s place in deepening relationships and moving together towards a common purpose. 

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Episode 2: Leading with Dialogue with Dr. Laurie Anderson

In episode two of our first season, Shari Virjee Tañada sits down with SFU Vancouver’s executive director, Laurie Anderson, to speak with him about his time as interim executive director for SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue and his views on leading with dialogue. 

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Episode 3: Bringing Our Whole Selves to Dialogue with Dr. Aftab Erfan

Shari Virjee Tañada speaks with SFU’s Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue executive director, Aftab Erfan. Together they explore what it means to bring your whole self to dialogue and how to prepare as both a facilitator and a participant for different selves to bump into each other. 

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