Rippling

  • by Beverly Schwartz, Bill Drayton (foreword)
  • Narrated by Glenda Morgan Brown
  • 7 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Principles for driving significant change throughout an entire system....
Drawing on the knowledge and experience of working with hundreds the world's top social change leaders in all fields, Beverly Schwartz presents a model for change based on five proven principles that any individual leader or organization can apply to bring about deep, lasting, and systematic change. Rippling shows how to activate the type of change that is needed to address the critical challenges that threaten to destroy the foundations of our society and planet in these increasingly turbulent times.
These actionable principles are brought to life by compelling real-life stories. Schwartz provides a road map that allows anyone to become a changemaker.


Presents some of today's most innovative and effective approaches to solving social and environmental challenges. /li>

  • Offers a vision of social entrepreneurs as role models, catalysts, enablers and recruiters who spread waves system changing solutions throughout society.
    The author offers a model of change that begins with the end result in mind.
    This is the first book from an insider at Ashoka, the foremost global organization on social change through social entrepreneurship.
    Rippling clearly demonstrates how and when empathy, creativity, passion, and persistence are combined, significant, life-altering progress is indeed possible.

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    this is serious business

    This book is about serious business, it is not left wing talk or fuzzy and blurry thinking, these stories (the book is build on several unconnected stories), all, have a 'good for society' start, but these entrepreneurs doing good things for the community from creativity and courage that a lot of starting (or mature) entrepreneurs can learn a lot from. I am very glad that the stories are being told in the movie 'who cares?' coming out in april 2013. This is a book every business administration student should have on his or her list.
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    - m.seijner

    Book Details

    • Release Date: 01-08-2012
    • Publisher: Audible Studios