The power of community work is
certainly stronger when that passion is distributed among a huge group of
individuals who care about our issues. That power is at the heart of this
Brafman and Beckstrom show why efforts such as Wikipedia and
Craig's List have become a force to be reckoned with. And then they guide you
to put the power of that distributed leadership to work for your cause.
We were so blown away by this book, we made it a required
text in the Masters degree course we taught in Community Leadership. Our
students overwhelmingly cited The Starfish and the Spider as being responsible
for changing their thinking about how they do their work.
And to top it all off, it is a fast read!
Because the Community-Driven Institute focuses so
extensively on the power of Community Engagement, we know this book will make a
huge difference in the way you think about the power of your own