Current Issue
This Month's Print Issue

Follow Fast Company

We’ll come to you.

1 minute read

The Art Of Dialogue

The Art Of Dialogue

Photo by Reinhard Hunger

Wendy Kopp and Ross Perot, Ron Johnson and Michael Graves, Steve Jobs and Ed Catmull: When these folks first started talking, they didn't know they were headed somewhere historic. They were just having a conversation. Half a century into the world of the semiconductor, a half-dozen years into the age of Twitter, there's still nothing like a good talk for stimulating innovation. Welcome to our User's Guide to the World of Modern Dialogue.

10 Conversations That Changed Our World
Starring the six folks above, as well as Mark Zuckerberg, Howard Schultz, and more.

How To...
Seventeen ways to make your workplace chatter inspirational.

Building A Better Brainstorm
Advice from the experts both dead and alive.

The Zen Master Of Silicon Valley Chatter
The nonstop talkathon of startup wizard Kevin Rose.

Can You Hear Me Now?
In which brands try to speak to humans.

How To Talk Good: A Conversation With Lena Dunham And Judd Apatow

How To Talk Good: A Conversation With Charlie Rose, Biz Stone And Ev Williams

How To Talk Good: A Conversation With Shaifali Puri And Kristen Titus

How To Talk Good: A Conversation With Dick Costolo & Ben Horowitz

A version of this article appeared in the February 2013 issue of Fast Company magazine.