Inspiration & Reading

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Library is open-source: Feel free to suggest some others that have substantially impacted your journey.

Consciousness Expanding

  • Book “Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World” by Tyson Yunkaporta
  • Book “The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible” by Charles Eisenstein
  • Book “Braiding Sweetgrass” by Robin Wall Kimmerer
  • Book “The Ministry for the Future” by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Book “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman
  • Book “The Surrender Experiment: My Journey into Life's Perfection” by Michael Alan Singer

Social & Economic Design - Thinking as a Whole Community

  • Book “Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life” by Marshall B. Rosenberg
  • Book "The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity" by David Graeber & David Wengrow
  • Book "Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist" by Kate Raworth
  • Free Workshop Nonviolent-Communication-Workshop: Marshall Rosenberg
  • Book “Governing the Commons” by Elinor Ostrom
  • Book "Sacred Economics" by Charles Eisenstein
  • Book “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom” by Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Book “A Different Drum - Community Making and Peace” by M. Scott Peck
  • Book “Creating a Life Together” by Diana Leafe Christian
  • Book “Many Voices One Song: Shared Power with Sociocracy” by Jerry Koch-Gonzalez and Ted J. Rau
  • Book “Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High” by Patterson, Kerry, Grenny, Joseph, McMillan, Ron, Switzler, Al, Roppe, Laura
  • Book “Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.” by BrenĂ© Brown
  • Book “Change Here Now: Permaculture Solutions for Personal and Community Transformation” by Adam Brock
  • ​Talk "The Power of Vulnerability" by Brene Brown
  • Book "The Surprising Power Of Liberating Structures: Simple Rules to Unleash a Culture of Innovations" by Henri Lipmanowicz and Keith McCandless
  • Book "Debt: The First 5,000 Years" by David Graeber

Ecological Design - Thinking as ecology to mirror our systems from

  • Book “Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability” by David Holmgren
  • Book “Biomimicry” by Janine Benyus Book “Thinking in Systems: A Primer” by Donella H. Meadows
  • Book “Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World” by Paul Stamets (Mirroring Mycology)
  • Book “Designing Regenerative Cultures” by Daniel Christian Wahl

Organisational Design - Thinking as social and coordination systems

  • Book “Punished by Rewards” by Alfie Kohn Book “Reinventing Organizations: A Guide to Creating Organizations Inspired by the Next Stage of Human Consciousness” by FrĂ©dĂ©ric Laloux
  • Book “Better Work Together” by many authors, edited by Susan Basterfield, Anthony Cabraal
  • Book “We the People: Consenting to a Deeper Democracy” by Buck, John, Villines, Sharon (A Guide to Sociocratic Principles)
  • Book “The Empowerment Manual: A Guide for Collaborative Groups” by Starhawk
  • Book “Green Swans: The Coming Boom In Regenerative Capitalism” by John Elkington
  • Book “Exponential Organizations: Why New Organizations are Ten Times Better, Faster, and Cheaper Than Yours (and what to Do about It)” by Michael S. Malone, Salim Ismail, and Yuri van Geest
  • Book “The Regenerative Business: Redesign Work, Cultivate Human Potential, Achieve Extraordinary Outcomes” by Carol Sanford https://decentpatterns.xyz/library/
  • Book “Radical Markets: Uprooting Capitalism and Democracy for a Just Society” by Eric Posner and Glen Weyl
  • Book “More Equal Animals - The Subtle Art of True Democracy” by Dan Larimer

Human Design - Bio-Hacking / Designing the self / Flow States

  • Book “Self Organisation Counter-Economic Strategies” by Will Bradley, Mika Hannula, Cristina Ricupero, Superflex
  • Book “Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones” by James Clear
  • Book “Recapture the Rapture” by Jamie Wheal

Regenerative Movement Building

  • Book “Rules for Revolutionaries: How Big Organizing Can Change Everything” by Becky Bond and Zack Exley
  • Book “The Infinite Game” by Simon Sinek
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