Suffice to say, those looking for some worksheet-packed, three-step plan for organizational harmony won't find it here. Those willing to take a slower, harder, more thoughtful and likely more rewarding path to better relations on any level--or even those looking for the book equivalent of a cool, tall drink of water (perhaps where all change begins)--will be truly moved and genuinely inspired by Wheatley's practical, timely wisdom. --Timothy Murphy --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
It is an exciting book to read, a book that virtually anyone can benefit from no matter where they are in their lives.
And if so moved, then we will do what Meg encourages us to do, "turning to one another, in simple conversations to restore hope to the future."
I think this book is wonderfully well written, and Wheatley really did design the book to support the dialogue process.
Stupid book, full of mysticism and fantasy, presented in a an over-aerated fashion.Published 1 month ago by Marvin S. Reed
Uplifting. Motivating. Brilliant in many observations. Smart and restorative. Wheatley has reminded us how important human conversation is as a force for good in our sometimes... Read morePublished 2 months ago by JordanKG
Margaret Wheatley laid out some very challenging and encouraging thoughts. I appreciated her discussion on the importance of listening more and speaking less. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gerhard Hans Redekop
This was okay book. Some examples are not so easy to understand and sometimes the writer seems to think the reader is familiar with all the topics she is discussing.Published 12 months ago by New reader
This is a wonderful, thought-provoking read. I wish everyone could/would read it. Wheatly talks about how to listen, which we do not do very well...because it is hard. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Ann Hardman
We need to be able to collaborate with others. It is a forgotten art. We need to be able to see how we are alike not focus on differencesPublished 18 months ago by Nick Cincotta
Could be used by practitioners or lay person's to spark a meaningful conversation or debate. Coudl also be used for person reflection or mediation.Published 20 months ago by Karen Cockerill