The Art of Gathering

  • Category: PodcastTribe Building

Hosting a truly meaningful gathering—for work or pleasure—feels like an art form that only a special few can pull off.

But as Jonathan and I learned from Priya Parker’s The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why it Matters, there are steps we can each take to ensure our gatherings are memorable for all the right reasons.

How “pop-up rules” can replace traditional etiquette and avoid social awkwardness.

Hosting as a “generous authority” to protect, equalize and connect your guests (and the power of exclusion).

The value of a cold open.

How creating “good controversy” can lead to powerful experiences and decisions.

The importance of preparing people vs. preparing things.​

Listen in here.