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Making Waves and Riding the Currents: Activism and the Practice of Wisdom / Edition 1
     

Making Waves and Riding the Currents: Activism and the Practice of Wisdom / Edition 1

by Charles Halpern, Robert B Reich, His Holiness the Dalai His Holiness the Dalai Lama
 

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ISBN-10: 1576754421

ISBN-13: 9781576754429

Pub. Date: 01/21/2008

Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.

This inspiring memoir is about working for a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world, while cultivating the wisdom that supports and deepens this work. Everyone who is trying to make waves—to bring about needed social and institutional change—will enjoy this real-world guide to effectively navigating the currents to achieve success while also

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This inspiring memoir is about working for a more just, compassionate, and sustainable world, while cultivating the wisdom that supports and deepens this work. Everyone who is trying to make waves—to bring about needed social and institutional change—will enjoy this real-world guide to effectively navigating the currents to achieve success while also maintaining balance, compassion, and hope. Charles Halpern, one of America's most distinguished public interest advocates and social innovators, shares his revealing experiences and learnings along a journey from corporate attorney to activist and social entrepreneur. People of all ages will learn about integrating the inner and outer work of their lives through the practice of wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576754429
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/21/2008
Series:
BK Currents (Hardcover) Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama....................xi
Foreword by Robert B. Reich....................xiii
Prologue....................1
1: Awakening....................9
2: Breaking Out....................25
3: Social Entrepreneur....................53
4: Creativity in the Courtroom....................81
5: Community and Consciousness....................107
6: Facing a Tough Reality....................143
7: Beginning Meditation....................175
8: Convergence....................209
9: The Northwest Passage....................239
Epilogue: Practicing Wisdom....................257
Acknowledgments....................261
Notes....................267
Bibliography and Resources....................273
Index....................275
About the Author....................289

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