Chicago Virtual Book Club
Online • Chicago • December 1, 2020
Join us for a book discussion! As we prepare for the holidays, THE ART OF GATHERING by Priya Parker may inspire you to transform the ways in which we spend time together.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:30 PM - 6:45 PM CST
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Grab your favorite beverage and nibbles as we discuss Priya Parker's book, The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters (320 pages).
Facilitators Rana Lee and Ginny Trainor welcome you to participate in the conversation whether you have read the book (or not) or watched/listened to an author interview. This is a happy hour, so we’d loved to see your faces on video if you’re comfortable.
From the host of the NY Times podcast, Together Apart:
“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. 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.”
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