Richard Davies has a wealth of experience in radio and television from a career as a journalist. He is the co-host of the podcasts How Do We Fix It? and Let’s Find Common Ground. The podcast How Do We Fix It? is approaching its seventh year with nearly 350 episodes published. His co-host is Jim Meigs, former Editor-in-Chief of Popular Mechanics. Past guests have included Daniel Pink, Francis Fukuyama, and Lee Drutman. Richard also cohosts Let’s Find Common Ground with Ashley Milne-Tyte. It is sponsored by the Common Ground Committee. The show focuses on opportunities to reduce polarization in politics and the wider society.
Our conversation focuses on the art of the interview. It’s an opportunity to pull back the curtain to consider how we approach conversations with our guests to convey meaningful insights. We focus on skills like listening as well as ways we prepare beforehand. It’s a great window for listeners and future podcasters alike.
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