The Art Of Gathering: How We Meet And Why It Matters

May 15, 2018|
The Art Of Gathering: How We Meet And Why It Matters by Priya Parker
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"Hosts of all kinds, this is a must-read!" —Chris Anderson, owner and curator of TED

From the host of the New York Times podcast Together Apart, an exciting new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together—at home, at work, in our communities, and beyond.

In The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker argues that the gatherings in our lives are lackluster and unproductive—which they don't have to be. We rely too much on routine and the conventions of gatherings when we should focus on distinctiveness and the people involved. At a time when coming together is more important than ever, Parker sets forth a human-centered approach to gathering that will help everyone create meaningful, memorable experiences, large and small, for work and for play.

Drawing on her expertise as a facilitator of high-powered gatherings around the world, Parker takes us inside events of all kinds to show what works, what doesn't, and why. She investigates a wide array of gatherings—conferences, meetings, a courtroom, a flash-mob party, an Arab-Israeli summer camp—and explains how simple, specific changes can invigorate any group experience.

The result is a book that's both journey and guide, full of exciting ideas with real-world applications. The Art of Gathering will forever alter the way you look at your next meeting, industry conference, dinner party, and backyard barbecue—and how you host and attend them.
Priya Parker is the founder of Thrive Labs, at which she helps activists, elected officials, corporate executives, educators, and philanthropists create transformative gatherings. Trained in the field of conflict resolution, Parker has worked on race relations on American college campuses and on peace processes in the Arab world, south...
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Title:The Art Of Gathering: How We Meet And Why It MattersFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:320 pages, 9.28 X 6.23 X 1.04 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 9.28 X 6.23 X 1.04 inPublished:May 15, 2018Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1594634920

ISBN - 13:9781594634925

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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