Dr. David W. Campt
For facilitation projects, David leads the The Dialogue Company by assembling teams in accordance with the needs of the project. He also is available as a keynote speaker or media expert. His personal website for is www.davidcampt.com. some of the information is from that site is reproduced here for your convenience.
Bio on Dr. David Campt
Through the course of his 25 year career as a featured presenter, Dr. David Campt (@thedialogueguy) he has helped groups focus on a variety of topics including strategic planning, conflict resolution, creating more inclusive decision-making, leadership succession, cultural competence, and many others. His clients have varied widely, and have included the US military, The White House, large corporations, international organizations, foundations, governments, universities, national associations, and non-profit groups.
David is considered a national expert in the areas of inclusion and equity, stakeholder engagement, and conflict resolution and dialogue. His insights about the keys to more effective institutions and communities have been sought by small executive boards of fewer than a dozen to large-scale summits involving thousands of people. In addition to speaking on these topics to live audiences, he also has numerous appearances media expert, appearing on national media outlets as well as local television, radio, and print media in local outlets all across the United States.
David is in the process of completing a trilogy of books about distilling the wisdom of groups. His first book focused on the dynamics of small effective small group dialogue; it was called The Little Book of Dialogue for Difficult Subjects and was published in 2007. In 2015, he published the first book about using audience polling to make meetings better; It was called Read the Room for Real: How A Simple Technology Creates Better Meetings. Since 2017, David has written or co-written four books related to anti-racism allyship. The White Ally Toolkit Workbook is a comprehensive 298 page that thousands of people have found a valuable guide to increasing their capacity effectively invite people out of racism denial. The Discussion Group Leaders Guide gives small group leaders step by step instruction for guiding a group of people through the workbook. The Compassionate Warrior Boot Camp for White Allies gives specific instructions for 30 sequenced steps for interacting with others so that the reader will progressively learn how to effectively influence people who don’t think racism against people of color is a significant problem. The Spiritual Edition of the boot camp augments by adding a reflection on a spiritual principle each day (from the Unitarian Universalist tradition and thus purposely broad); the document also includes and includes an appendix that will help group leaders who helping a group learn the material.
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