Why Do We Meet?

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June 22, 2019

We're always online but still have an innate need to meet in person. How can we make gatherings, from dinner parties to work meetings, more meaningful?

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Staff meetings, family reunions, dinner parties — even with all the digital ways we have to connect, face-to-face gatherings are still a regular part of our lives. Priya Parker thinks we need new traditions to make those gatherings meaningful.

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13:34
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Author and speaker Mamie Stewart offers six ways that your meetings could be more productive — and less miserable.

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12:13
'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 11
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The streaming age means our shows are watched individually, on our own time. That makes it all the more remarkable that a television show about drag queens can bring people together in person.

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11:52
Kenyan landscape
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Kenyan literary scholar James Ogude believes ubuntu — a concept in which your sense of self is shaped by your relationships with other people — might serve as a counterweight to the rampant individualism that’s so pervasive in the contemporary world.

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11:05
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Airdates
June 22, 2019
Guests: 
Mamie Kanfer Stewart
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Meeteor, Writer
Angelo Bautista
Producer/Interviewer
James Ogude
Professor of African Literature and Cultures, Author
Last modified: 
June 21, 2019