In this extensive, practical guidebook, facilitator Priya Parker details the pivotal aspects of planning, designing, executing and closing meetings of all sorts. Whether planning a meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos, a problem-solving session with entrepreneurs or a dinner party with friends, you can use Parker’s purposeful advice about how to spark your gathering. She emphasizes handling the people-oriented aspects of getting together with skill and “generous authority.” Parker also tackles unproductive work meetings. Her manual of fundamentals will help facilitators, party planners, meeting hosts and anyone who wants to organize purpose-driven, memorable collective experiences.
About the Author
Priya Parker, the founder of Thrive Labs, is a meeting facilitator who helps executives, activists and educators create transformative gatherings.