The Resource Positively M.A.D. : making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts, edited by Bill Treasurer, (electronic resource)

Positively M.A.D. : making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts, edited by Bill Treasurer, (electronic resource)

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Positively M.A.D. : making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts
Title
Positively M.A.D.
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making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bill Treasurer
Title variation
Positively MAD
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Language
eng
Summary
Featuring contributions by more than 50 of Berrett-Koehler's most renowned authors, Positively M.A.D. is a collection of stories about real people making real changes, large and small, in their organizations and communities. The founder of an adoption agency specializing in placing "unadoptable" children, A former big-city mayor, the son of a convict, who now works with the children of convicts, A psychiatrist who was able to take his severely ill patients to their first Chicago Bears game by unexpectedly tapping into the kindness of the fans, An office worker who transforms a malcontent colleague with the gift of a chocolate cake. A woman who salvages used computers and donates them to Africa. These engaging, optimistic, "can do" vignettes-organized around twelve different "lessons" that provide the chapter headings-are designed to inspire people to resolve their disillusionment by getting off the couch and doing something. As editor Bill Treasurer writes, "Regardless of our station in life, each of us is entitled, and perhaps obliged, to etch our initials onto the tree of humanity. Despite the complexity of the world's problems and inadequacies, and despite our own frustration with the current state of affairs, we can indeed Make A Difference."
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
303.4
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1962-
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  • Treasurer, Bill
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  • Social action
  • Political participation
  • Social change
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adult
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Positively M.A.D. : making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts, edited by Bill Treasurer, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11282062
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781609943738
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11282062
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Positively M.A.D. : making a difference in your organizations, communities & the world : stories and ideas from 50 of today's leading experts, edited by Bill Treasurer, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11282062
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609943738
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11282062
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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