The Art of Gathering : How We Meet and Why It Matters

The Art of Gathering : How We Meet and Why It Matters

Book Title: The Art of Gathering : How We Meet and Why It Matters

  • Publication Date: 16 May 2019
  • ISBN-13: 9780241973844
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters
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How to create the most transformative meetings and moments

'Priya Parker has created both an art and a science to gathering in ways that can bring joy and fulfilment to any meeting' Deepak Chopra

'Hosts of all kinds, this is a must-read!' Chris Anderson, creator of TED

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Being deprived of gathering has revealed just how important it is to us; to connect with others, collaborate, share ideas and create moving, life-affirming experiences.

At a time when coming together is more crucial than ever, Priya Parker sets forth a human-centered approach to gathering that can help everyone create meaningful, memorable experiences in their lives, large and small, for work and for play.

Drawing on her wide 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 - a court hearing, a flash-mob party, an Arab-Israeli summer camp - and explains how simple changes can invigorate any group experience. The result is a book full of exciting ideas of real-world applications and one that will forever alter the way you look at your next business meeting, dinner party and garden barbecue.

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'A long overdue and urgent manifesto' Seth Godin, New York Times bestselling author of This is Marketing