Conversation Changes Lives Handout

I An introductory exploration: Focus interview of Christopher Bowers

Themes for a short focus interview of CB:
The art of conversation
The risks and rewards of engaging with a stranger
Being a traveler in your own town

One question you’d like to ask:______________________________________

Reflection — What stood out? ______________________________________

The principles or building blocks of this practice

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Characteristics of a good question

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II Power of personal story

Your question: ______________________________________

Reflection: What you learned about yourself, or others _____________________________

III Focus Interviews-introducing an ongoing exploration:

Your themes:
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IV What stood out? What made your day? –ConversationWorks.ca