Do you want to have better conversations? Do you want to improve your conversations with your colleagues, your boss, your partner or your friends?
Learn how to have artful conversations in just 14 days with author and designer FRED DUST in this new SMS workshop.

WHAT IT IS

Fred Dust’s MAKING CONVERSATION SMS course is a 14-day text-based learning tool that will help you start improving your conversations immediately, straight from your phone, in the time it takes you to make your morning coffee. This SMS course will give you the practical tools and confidence to:

Have the conversations that scare you

Finally tackle those conversations that you’ve been putting off because of that pit of fear in your stomach.

Successfully navigate tense conversations where there are divergent perspectives

Learn how to gracefully leverage tensions to create constructive dialogue.

Use conversations to make something happen

Advance ideas and motivate people to take action through conversation.

WHO’S IT FOR?

WORK TEAMS

CORPORATE BOARDS

YOU!

GIVE THE GIFT OF GAB

Is there someone you’d love to have better, more connected conversations with? Gift them the workshop, along with a personalized invitation to get started making conversations.

HOW IT WORKS

SIGN UP

Hit “Enroll” to start your journey to more purposeful conversation. Approach conversations with playful intention.*

GET AUDIO MESSAGES

Each day, get a text with an audio message and activity prompt to work to improve your skills in the art of conversation.

MAKE CONVERSATION

Complete each day’s task and you’ll get an acknowledgement of your progress. Apply your new expertise to your life!

*CLICK HERE to ask us about corporate pricing and packaged courses

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING…

FREQUENT QUESTIONS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

FRED DUST is the founder of Making Conversation, LLC and works at the intersection of business, society and creativity. As a designer, author, educator, consultant, trustee, and advisor to social and business leaders, he is one of the world’s most original thinkers, applying the craft and optimism of human-centered design to the intractable challenges we face today. Using the methodology in his book “Making Conversation,” he has been working as the Senior Dialogue Designer with The Rockefeller Foundation to explore the future of pressing global needs; and with The Einhorn Collaborative and other foundations to host constructive dialogue with leaders ranging from David Brooks, Reverend Jenn Bailey, and Vivek Murthy to rebuild human connection in a climate of widespread polarization, cynicism and disruption. He is also proud to be faculty at the Esalen Institute.

As a former Global Managing Partner at the acclaimed international design firm IDEO, Fred works with leaders and change agents to unlock the creative potential of business, government, education, and philanthropic organizations.

STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? GET IN TOUCH!

Contact Us

Scroll to Top