The Art of Gathering

The Art of Gathering

How We Meet and Why It Matters

Audiobook CD - 2018
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"A bold new approach to how we gather that will transform the ways we spend our time together--at work, at home, 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, New York :, Penguin Audio, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group,, p2018.
Edition: Unabridged.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780525626138
Characteristics: 8 compact discs (9 1/2 hours) :,digital;,4 3/4 inches
digital, optical, rda
audio file, CD audio, rda
Additional Contributors: Dunne, Bernadette - Narrator

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