If you are rarely the host of a gathering and think you can’t do it, don’t worry. “The Art of Gathering” is all about equipping you with the desired organizational skills. Author Priya Parker reveals how to transform your gathering into something that would light up the entire room – from identifying the true purpose to time management, to meeting your guests’ expectations.
In the “The Art of Gathering”, you’ll learn:
- How to modernize your gathering by using online platforms such us Meetup.
- How to prime your guests and get them familiarized with the program.
- Why ushering isn’t to be neglected and can elevate your meeting to a whole new level.
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Priya Parker’s Biography
Priya Parker is an author, facilitator, and strategic advisor. She founded Thrive Labs, an organization aiming to help activists, corporate executives, educators, and philanthropists create transformative gatherings. Parker was trained in conflict resolution and worked on peace processes in the Arab world, South Africa, and India. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their two children.
The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker Book Review
If you have ever been part of a small group setting for creating, learning, and problem-solving, you know that it can be extremely productive. In “The Art of Gathering”, Parker draws upon her vast experience as a corporate executive, creating a primer on how to bring the magic from these small groups into the larger organizations into which they belong. Drawing on the ideas of some of the best designers and thinkers in contemporary art, architecture, and technology, Parker weaves together how to set the intention, build community, and organize action. Entertaining, informative, and eminently practical, “The Art of Gathering” will draw you in and equip you to lead the way forward, leveraging the power of small groups to create intense, collaborative, and transformative environments.