"If there is any hope for us, it lies in rediscovering and recreating community. Do not doubt this is possible. Read Walk Out Walk On and see for yourself--and see your self."
--Peter Senge, author of The Fifth Discipline and coauthor of Presence and The Necessary Revolution
"Exuberant and galvanizing, this book takes us to where the future is happening--not in the corridors of power but at the grassroots where a 'trans-local' movement is unleashing human creativity and smarts."
--Joanna Macy, author of World as Lover, World as Self
"This book gives insight and beauty to what is becoming the new, new world--an intimate journey with communities and citizens cre- ating a future with their own hearts, hands, and relationships."
--Peter Block, author of Community and coauthor of The Abundant Community
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.
Margaret J. Wheatley is President Emerita and founder of The Berkana Institute, Meg has been working with people for many years to develop new practices and ideas for organizing people and communities. She is an internationally acclaimed speaker and author of several bestselling titles: Leadership and the New Science, A Simpler Way, Turning to One Another, and most recently, Finding Our Way.
Deborah Frieze is an author, entrepreneur and social activist. As former co-president of The Berkana Institute and co-founder of the Berkana Exchange, Deborah joined Berkana in 2002 to help bring its vision into the world and grow the Institute. She serves as a board member and is leading several initiatives, including Feeding Ourselves Sustainably, Swaraj University and multiple Sharing Our Learning projects. Deborah has an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
The book is a well-written and insightful journey to Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India, Greece and the United States. Read morePublished 2 months ago by John E. Wade II
Changed my ideas about how change can happen in a much more liveable world. Highly recommended.Published 5 months ago by M. Mitchell
This is my favorite book of the year! So thought provoking and great principles about outreach that we all can learn from. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robin G.
I had to read this for a class...
To be honest... It's the worst book I've ever read...
Badly organized, poorly written and hard to understand... Read more
Had to buy this hippie book for a class. If you are a hippie you will love it. You'll immediately want to go to another country and "help out" taking numerous photos so you... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Tackdriver
In a letter to a friend, George Bernard Shaw wrote, "I'm sorry this letter is so long, I didn't have time to make it shorter." To that end, "Walk Out, Walk On" feels rushed. Read morePublished 16 months ago by listerine