“By opening ourselves to listening and to new ideas, we actually come up with something more dynamic — a better solution to the public policy issue that we were thinking about.” ~ Bob Mitchell
More than 25 years ago, Bob Mitchell founded a leadership program in Michigan to train diverse cohorts of would-be political candidates in campaigning and governing — in a bipartisan way. Now he wants to take it national, starting with a partnership in Virginia.
A timely curiosity conversation about the power of listening well and seeking opportunities, instead of obstacles.
Vote for curiosity!
Listen to Choose to be Curious #110: Bipartisanship & Curiosity, with Bob Mitchell
Check out the Bipartisan Leadership Project and the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Science curiosity turns out to be a good marker for being politically open-minded. Fascinating research!
Read up on the 48 Laws of Power. Might you defeat your enemies by making them friends?
Our theme music is by Sean Balick . Check out Sean’s new album “From the Pines”. “Front Runner” by Union Hall, via Blue Dot Sessions.
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