Walk Out Walk On : A Learning Journey into Communities Daring to Live the Future Now

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  • Copyright: 4/11/2011
  • Publisher: Ingram Pub Services

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Bestselling author Margaret Wheatley and long-time Berkana Institute collaborator Deborah Frieze take readers on a learning journey into seven diverse communities that have walked out of limiting beliefs and practices and walked on to something new. From Brazil to Ohio, they demonstrate how each of these communities made a conscious choice to develop a healthier, more resilient world based on the idea to "create with what we have."

Author Biography

Margaret Wheatley was cofounder and president of The Berkana Institute; Deborah Frieze succeeded her. Berkana partners with people developing healthy and resilient communities worldwide, many of whom are described in this book. Margaret is the author of five other books, including Leadership and the New Science and Perseverance.

Table of Contents

Our Invitation for How to Read This Bookp. xiv
Leaving Home
Walk Outs Who Walk Onp. 4
Why We Visit These Communitiesp. 5
Your Hosts (The Authors)p. 6
Seven Healthy and Resilient Communitiesp. 7
The Role Walk Outs Play in Creating Changep. 9
Preparing to Leave Homep. 13
The Courage to Questp. 13
Packing for the Journeyp. 14
Mexico: From Scaling Up to Scaling Acrossp. 20
Brazil: From Power to Playp. 50
South Africa: From Problem to Placep. 74
Zimbabwe: From Efficiency to Resiliencep. 102
India: From Transacting to Giftingp. 130
Greece: From Intervention to Friendshipp. 160
United States: From Hero to Hostp. 188
Returning Home
The Patterns That Connectp. 220
Will You Walk On?p. 225
Stepping Onto the Invisible Pathp. 227
Choosing to Actp. 230
We Never Know Who We Arep. 235
Notesp. 237
Bibliographyp. 245
Acknowledgmentsp. 250
Credits and Sourcesp. 252
Indexp. 254
Websitep. 260
About the Authorsp. 261
About Berkanap. 265
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