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The writing front

2012 Update: No single skill (or at least area of interest) has shaped my working life more than writing. I began the process early, writing short stories at prep school (Glencot, near Wookey Hole) and reading them out to the other boys when (as some form of monitor) I was meant to be keeping them quiet in our after-lunch rest sessions. In the rest of this section, I briefly summarise work to date in such areas articles, reports, chapters in other people's books, and solo or co-authored books. Of these, the books have been the biggest challenge--and have provided the greatest pleasure. My 18th, The Zeronauts: Breaking the Sustainability Barrier, is due out in May 2012.

Older Content (dating back to early 2008): My latest book has been some time in the making, but Harvard Business School Press have been a truly wonderful publisher to work with. Written with Pamela Hartigan, at the time Managing Director of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and now a co-founder of Volans Ventures, this is The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World. I have updated the various sub-sections below as best I could, given time pressures, but have missed a fair few things that I will try and add in due course.

The boys in Brazil
Incubator: The back study in Barnes where I have written 17 books to date—and where Julia and I wrote back-to-back for several years.
The boys in Brazil
Wordboarding: A Geoff Grandfield cartoon that hangs on our walls sums up one part of my life

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