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Blogger Bio:  Noam Shore is the founder and "chief conversant" of Idealogue, Inc., which integrates business experience and technology to address social challenges.

Conversations that matter…make us feel better?

This blog post is by David J. Weinstein, Education and Communications Maven for Idealogue, Inc. In the post “Talk Deeply, Be Happy?” in The New York Times “Well” blog (3/17/10), Roni Caryn Rabin reports on a study of college students suggesting that people who have deeper conversations more often are happier than those who do not. It may sound counter-intuitive, but people who spend more of their day having deep discussions and less time engaging in small talk seem to be happier, said Matthias Mehl, […] (continue)

Storytelling and Online Dialogue

Hi, all!  I am a new NCDD blogger, and I am also the founder of Idealogue, Inc., which develops interactive web platforms to empower people and organizations to solve difficult challenges through dialogue and collaboration. The active NCDD listserv recently addressed the question of the ability of online dialogue to provide value to the practitioner’s toolkit. At Idealogue, Inc. we have been developing an online platform for dialogue on difficult and pressing issues. On the one hand, online interaction and social networking is enormously popular, […] (continue)