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Turning to one another : simple conversations to restore hope to the future

Author: Margaret J Wheatley
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Berrett-Koehler ; [London : McGraw-Hill, distributor], ©2009.
Series: BK life book.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Expanded 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the power of conversation and the conditions--simplicity, personal courage, listening, and diversity--that support it and explains how such conversations can lead to essential social change on both a local and global scale.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret J Wheatley
ISBN: 9781576757642 1576757641
OCLC Number: 276648678
Notes: Previous ed.: 2002.
Description: 182 p.: ill.; 24 cm.
Contents: Turning to one another: Now is the time ; Welcome ; Why I wrote this book ; How to use this book ; Can we restore hope to the future? ; What I believe at this time ; Simple processes ; The courage of conversation ; The practice of conversation ; Willing to be disturbed --
A place to pause and reflect --
Conversation starters: Now it's your turn ; Do I feel a vocation to be fully human? ; What is my faith in the future? ; What do I believe about others? ; What am I willing to notice in my world? ; When have I experienced good listening? ; Am I willing to reclaim time to think? ; What is the relationship I want with the earth? ; What is my unique contribution to the whole? ; When have I experienced working for the common good? ; When do I experience sacred? ; What is our role in creating change? ; Can I be fearless? ; Gestures of love ; Turning to one another ; Referenced quotes ; About the author ; A story from the Aztec people.
Series Title: BK life book.
Other Titles: Simple conversations to restore hope to the future
Responsibility: Margaret J. Wheatley.

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"I believe we can change the world if we start talking to one another again." With this simple declaration, the author proposes that people band together with their colleagues and friends to create  Read more...

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