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How groups of equals can harness their ideals passion skills and knowledge
ebook, 304 pages
Published November 15th 2011 by New Society Publishers (first published November 1st 2011)
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Undine Clara
I read this as part of a women's book group, with people who actively organized in collaborative groups.
We would often do the excersises outlined in the book, and shared with each other about how the content related to our experiences. I think this was a really great way to approach this book, because I would have gotten bored half way through if I were reading it on my own (probably). Someone once described Starhawk to me as someone who was deep into 'new age' thinking, realized a lot of it wa...more
drublood Duro
A very thorough guide to working with collaborative groups of all time. The information contained within this book is invaluable for any group that does not have a clearly established "boss" or "leader" as well as providing good information for working with other people in general! Well worth it. I want to add this one to my permanent library.
Pj Lilley
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I found the section on the 'five-fold path to productive meetings' that she gave away as a free preview (for supporting her upcoming movie production) to be quite useful and productive for a broad audience.
Paula Kirman
A must-read for anyone involved in activism, non-profits, intentional community, or any other kinds of organized groups.
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