How do you herd cats? Can you herd cats? Good questions…probably most of us would automatically say, "No." I’d be right there with you! Until I read the following:
What if you changed something about the conditions in which you were attempting to herd the cats? Allan Cohen claims "the ability to herd cats…by tilting the floor, which changes the conditions under which the cats are operating (p. 27, Community)."
One of the things you always get in a Peter Block book is exposure to a world of ideas that you’d otherwise miss. Community: The Structure of Belonging is his latest. Not an easy read, but packed with insights and understanding into how community happens and can be created.