Assigned Readings


The following articles will be assigned through the Evolve course. Check the article title to open the link in your browser or download the pdf.

Before Session 1

Personal Renewal by John Gardner

Before Session 2

Participant’s Guide:
Chapters 1: Know Yourself
Chapter 2: Leading with Wisdom

Telling Your Public Story: Self, Us, Now Marshall Ganz, Harvard Kennedy School, 2007.

Leadership from Organizing Notes, Marshall Ganz, Harvard Kennedy School, 2006.

(If you are interested in Marshall Ganz’s work you might want to take a look at his whole online Organizing Course)

Before Session 3

Participant’s Guide:
Chapters 3: Leadership for the Common Good
Chapter 4: Project Toolkit

Creating Shared Structure: Building Relationships. Adapted from the works of Marshall Ganz of Harvard University.

Before Session 4

Six Degrees of Lois Weisberg Malcolm Gladwell, New Yorker, January 11, 1999.

Before Session 6

Gardner Community “Community” from On Leadership by John W. Gardner.

The Collective Leadership Framework: A Workbook for Cultivating and Sustaining Community Change. W.K. Kellogg Foundation publication. (This link will take you to the Kellogg website where you can download a pdf or order a free printed copy that will be mailed to you.)

Team Building, World Health Organization, Geneva, 2007.

  One Response to “Assigned Readings”

  1. Profile photo of

    Interesting look at connections and their value.

 Leave a Reply