Paul Born is the cofounder and President of Tamarack-An Institute for Community Engagement, a global leader on issues of place, collective impact, and community innovation. The author of four books, including the Canadian bestseller Community Conversations, Born is internationally recognized for his community-building activities that have won awards from the United Nations and as a senior fellow of Ashoka, the world's largest network of social innovators.
"For many years now, Paul Born has been among the most trusted,
tender, and practical voices about how to create community. This
beautiful book embodies each of those qualities and is a work to be
used well and treasured for years to come."
--Margaret J. Wheatley, author of seven books including Leadership and the New Science and, most recently, So Far from Home
"I listen to Paul Born when I want to know how people get together for the common good. He is a master practitioner and storyteller. If you want to know what lies beyond the radical individualism and collective incompetence that plagues our modern lives, read this book."
--John McKnight, Codirector, Asset-Based Community Development Institute, and coauthor of The Abundant Community