“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.”
— Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
— Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Peter’s sense of community and passion for his work are contagious. I always enjoy opportunities to work with and learn from him. His depth of knowledge, engaging facilitation and sense of humor make every presentation enjoyable.
Peter brings to his work a powerful combination of experience, commitment, and enthusiasm for Small Groups.
We are seeking corporations, nonprofits, and other organizations in the Greater Boston area interested holding a Small Group Lab community building event. This is in conjunction with our field testing and ongoing resource development process. Stronger relationships have many potential benefits including increased communication, collaboration, and creativity. Our ability to work together and the quality of that work is dependent on our relationships. We are reaching out directly to organizations, but welcome inquiries via referral and this website.
Professor Sherry Turkle is the founder (2001) and current director of the MIT Initiative on Technology and Self. She studies human connection is being impacted by technology and our online lives. Through her work and most recent book “Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age” she challenges us to look closely at … Continue reading We need to “Reclaim Conversation”
In his Ted Talk on What makes good life? psychiatrist Robert Waldinger shares insight from directing a 75-year-old study on adult development. He shares that happiness is not about fame and money, but instead, relationship. Do you have a video on the power of connection and community that you’d like to share with our community? Share … Continue reading Insight from a 75-year study is simple, relationships drive happiness.
As we enter this New Year, let’s talk intention. The mission of the Small Group Lab is to strengthen the social fabric of human society. So, how do you do that? I think it comes down to giving people what they want and need — community. This is a going to be a collaborative project. … Continue reading Sparking a Small Group Revolution