Sep 6, 2007
Welcome to episode #6 of Foreword Thinking - The Business and
Motivational Book Review Podcast presented by HarperCollins
Canada. John Wood, literally, left Microsoft to change
the world. And while it is the title of his best-selling book,
Leaving Microsoft to Change The World, it is just
one of the many components of his hugely successful not-for-profit
organization called, Room To Read. John and his volunteers are breaking
the cycle of poverty by creating libraries and schools throughout
rural and poor communities in Asia, Africa, and soon in Latin
America. It's an inspiring story that I hope will get you thinking
about what you can do to make a change in the world. I am also
looking to do a SkypeCast on the changes that have occurred in the
business world since Jim Collins released his powerful business book,
Good To Great. If you would like to be a part of that show, please
drop me a line.
Dowload the Podcast here: Foreword
Thinking Podcast - Episode 6: Change the World - In Conversation
with John Wood
- Running time: 25:00.
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- Upcoming conversation with Ben Mezrich author of Bringing Down The House,
Busting Vegas, Ugly Americans and the upcoming book, Rigged.
- Join me for a SkypeCast on Good To Great - Why Some Companies
Make the Leap... and Others Don't - Jim Collins -
let's discuss what's happened since the book came out and if
anything has changed. Please let me know if you would like to take
- Upcoming conversation about the environment with Tim Flannery
author of The Weather Makers.
- This episode is a conversation with John Wood author of Leaving
Microsoft to Change The World and founder of the amazing
non-profit group, Room To Read.
- The interview runs about 20 minutes.
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