Monthly Archives: July 2008

Friday Flashback: Save the World Reading List

In April 2006 I published the latest edition of my Save the World Reading List. It’s probably due for an editing and revision, but, unlike the last revision, the next edition is likely to be only modestly different. Here are … Continue reading

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What If You Had 30 Minutes to Teach a Graduating Class?

Every year at this time we get to read/hear/see some of the best commencement speeches to graduating classes. Some of them are quite inspiring, but what interests me is that, after years of supposed ‘education’, graduates get to hear advice, … Continue reading

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Peter Block’s Community

Most people know Peter Block as the consultant’s consultant — he wrote the book that many consultants use as their methodology. Since then he is best known for his book Stewardship, that I reviewed two years ago, and his more … Continue reading

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