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The EVRYMAN Podcast

Feb 28, 2019

“You can use philosophy to stop feeling but that’s a heavy burden.”

 This week’s conversation is with Daniel Stillman, who actually designs conversations for a living. Daniel is brother to Matt Stillman, a long time friend of Dan's and a previous guest on the show. Daniel and Dan were united by chance at an Evryman Open Source retreat a year ago. Daniel is an independent design facilitator and coach, he works with teams and organizations to frame and sustain productive and collaborative conversations. He’s worked with clients of all shapes and sizes on product, service and organizational innovation. He hosts The Conversation Factory podcast and is the author of the upcoming book, “How Conversations Work” a handbook for change makers and innovators.


In this episode:


  • Having an open and connected conversation with fathers
  • The endless masturbation of the mind
  • Reading to learn vs reading to feel
  • Recognizing the chapters of life
  • The importance of every man having his own experience
  • Conversation theory
  • Slowing down to speed up
  • To be frank or diplomatic?
  • Showing up as a facilitator