Flourishing from Work: Good or Bad for Business? For You?: Recommended Readings

Clifton, J. and J. Harter (2021). Wellbeing at Work: How to Build Resilient and Thriving Teams. New York, Gallup Press. Dig in a little deeper here. Pirson, M. (2017). Humanistic Management : Protecting Dignity and Promoting Well-being. New York, Cambridge University Press. Pope Francis (2015). Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’ of The Holy Father Francis on […]

Measuring Success 2.0: Recommended Readings

Keller, S. and B. Schaninger (2019). Beyond Performance 2.0: A Proven Approach to Leading Large-Scale Change. Hoboken, NJ, Wiley. Phelps, E. (2013). Mass Flourishing: How Grass Roots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, and Change. Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press. Stiglitz, J. E., et al. (2019). Measuring What Counts: The Global Movement for Well-being. New York, The […]

Living Everyday from Abundance, for Everyone Everywhere, in Our Neighborhood: Recommended Reading

Mather, M. (2018). Having Nothing, Possessing Everything: Finding Abundant Communities in Unexpected Places. Grand Rapids, MI, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. Is living in abundance-based agreements only for the rich and the educated, a luxury? Or is it a way of living available to all human beings who choose to say Yes! to human creativity, […]

Our Mental Health and Wellbeing: Recommended Readings

How do we choose in vast swaths of uncertainty? Insights into how to choose your agreements, in any moment, for the now and for future, by our colleague Fred Krawchuk — Navigating Uncertainty with Strength, Focus and Agility What are we learning about mental health, wellbeing and happiness? Here are some notes from our colleagues doing […]

Leader: Know, Love, and Inspire Your People — Recommended Reading

Taking my own leadership to the next level, to where it HAS TO BE for the work that it is mine to do. Hard questions of what I need to take on.   I just finished reading the book “Leader: Know, Love, and Inspire Your People” by Katy Granville-Chapman and Emmie Bidston, walking me through simple exercises with lots […]

The State of Art of Collaborative Networks: Recommended Readings

With almost 2 decades of experience in funding and deeply engaging in collaborative networks for systems change, our colleagues are sharing their observations. Our colleague Jennie Curtis at the Garfield Foundation shares her insights from 16 years of leading foundation support for #collaborativenetworks of #systemschange — Digging Out of Philanthropy’s Entrenched Practices Institute for Strategic Clarity CHOICE Fellow Ruth Rominger, who […]

Economics for Life: Recommended Reading

Sandra Waddock proposes a set of 6 core precepts that could greatly help us address the many huge challenges humanity faces, when we integrate them into our economic framing of human agreements — A New Economic Orthodoxy Economics for Life #StewardshipoftheWhole #CocreatingCollectiveValue #GovernancethroughCosmopolitanLocalism #RegenerationReciprocityandCircularity #RelationshipandConnectedness #EquitableMarketsandTrade #economicsforlife #economicorthodoxy #agreements