EppsNet Archive: Margaret Wheatley

This Is How the World Always Changes

Getting engaged in changing things is quite straightforward. If we have an idea, we step forward and serve. Instead of being overwhelmed and withdrawing, we act. No grand actions are required; we just need to begin speaking up about what we care about. We don’t need to spend a lot of time planning or getting senior leaders involved; we don’t… Read more →

Following Directions

I see the history of management as an effort to perfect the instructions that you hope someone will follow this time — even though they have never followed directions in their whole life. — Margaret Wheatley Read more →

A Story from the Aztec People of Mexico

It is said by our Grandparents that a long time ago there was a great fire in the forests that covered our Earth. People and animals started to run, trying to escape from the fire. Our brother owl, Tecolotl, was running away when he noticed a small bird hurrying back and forth between the nearest river and the fire. He… Read more →