What We’re Reading: Growing Together

The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters

Priya Parker

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…

Turning to One Another

Margaret Wheatley

Wheatley believes we can change the world if we start talking to one another again. She proposes that people band together with their colleagues and friends to create the solutions for real social change, both locally and globally.

“Find a way to honor that person instead of their job description.”

— Priya Parker