Chapter 36

Convening: The Ultimate Management App

Patricia Neal and Craig Neal

Editor’s Note

Authenticity and community are popular buzzwords—we all want to imbue our workplaces with some of the great qualities of strong online networks. Patricia and Craig take these popular concepts several layers deeper, getting beyond the mom and apple pie rhetoric to provide managers with specific distinctions and best practices for how to use convening as part of their regular managerial practices. I love their idea of creating a productive container for conversations and partnership.

Why is the Art of Convening more relevant than ever? The challenges we ...

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