Work meetings have a reputation for being boring and unproductive – but what if we took a step back to rework these workplace gatherings into something more meaningful? In The Art of Gathering, Priya Parker tells the story of how The New York Times did just that.
Priya Parker is a strategic facilitator with a background in conflict-resolution. Her company Thrive Labs has worked with organizations as varied as MoMA, the World Economic Forum and the International Finance Corporation on strategy, vision and purpose. Parker was a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council in 2013 and a member on the New Models of Leadership's Council on Values. Her TedxHasselt has been viewed over 900,000 times and she has been covered by CNN.com, Harvard Kennedy School Review, NPR's Morning Edition, Inc. magazine, Entrepreneur magazine and Forbes.