The art of gathering : create transformative meetings, events and experiences / by Priya Parker
By: Parker, Priya.Publisher: London, U.K. : Portfolio Penguin, 2018Description: xiv, 304 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780241973837.Subject(s): Meetings | Human relations | Interpersonal communication
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Decide why you're really gathering -- Close doors -- Don't be a chill host -- Create a temporary alternative world -- Never start a funeral without logistics -- Keep your best self out of my gathering -- Cause good controversy -- Accept that there is an end.
Argues that most gatherings in our lives, from meetings and conferences to parties, are lacklustre and unproductive. Offers an approach that will help create meaningful, memorable and productive experiences and offers practical tips and techniques to make gatherings effective.