Power structures are in serious flux. The best window I’ve seen into this new world is a book called New Power, by Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms.
JANE GOODALL, PhD, DBE, Founder, the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace
This book will inform and inspire all those wanting to make change...and achieve a goal against all odds.
SIR RICHARD BRANSON
If you want to understand how the world is changing, what’s really happening and how we can all find our way, this book could not be coming at a better time.
ALICIA GARZA, Co-founder, Black Lives Matter
A must-read, New Power is a gift to our movements. It’s not just about going viral—it’s about connecting millions of people to roll up our sleeves and create the changes we long for.
REID HOFFMAN, Co-founder, LinkedIn
An essential and extremely insightful guide for anyone who wants to maximize the opportunities for progress and impact in today’s new tightly connected world.
ADAM GRANT, New York Times bestselling author
This fascinating book will transform your understanding of how to gain power - and how to use it for good.
ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER, President & CEO, New America
If you do not understand new power, you will not fare well in the new networked world of the 21st century. It’s that simple.
CRAIG NEWMARK, Founder of Craigslist
New Power masterfully draws out the big battle of our times—whether all this new power will end up being used for good or bad.
RUSSELL BRAND, Actor, author and comedian
A vital book. New Power can light a flame bright enough to outshine the glinting fangs and tiki torches.
ANTHONY ROMERO, Executive Director, ACLU
This is the cool, clear guide we all need to navigate the Trump era.
PAUL POLMAN, CEO, Unilever
A wonderfully incisive contribution that not only explains how the dynamics of power are changing, but also provides the tools—and the confidence—to harness those changes to build businesses, spread ideas, and make a better world.
AI-JEN POO, Executive Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
A much needed dose of optimism, helping us understand that the future is ours for the making. A must-read for today’s leaders in any field.
HOWARD DEAN, Former Governor of Vermont and former Chair, DNC
New Power is a tour-de-force by two of the great mobilizers of the First Global generation.
JONATHAN GREENBLATT, CEO and National Director, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL)
In an age of “fake news” and online harassment, New Power offers an algorithm for authentic activism and should be indispensable tool in the fight against extremism.
DAVID MILIBAND, CEO, International Rescue Committee and former UK Foreign Secretary
New Power addresses a vital issue for our times: how to make the voices and choices of all, not just a few, count for something.
R.A. Barricklow, Amazon Reviewer
A very informative and necessary book for those that want a better future for all.
Shanon Avery, President & CEO, Toronto Foundation, Amazon Reviewer
Having the opportunity to read an early version, I found myself wondering just how many re-writes Henry and Jeremy had to do before publishing. As movements like #metoo and the Florida gun crisis unfolded - the relevance of their topic has been reinforced over and over in the last few months.
This book is chock-full of dynamic case studies, and could not come at better time for this disrupted world. As a leader in the not-for-profit sector, I value this as a manual for navigating the baton pass of power from the few to the many; may we all learn something of the good that can come, and avoid more of the bad. Thank you Henry and Jeremy for sharing your wisdom with the world. An important read.
Bigelow, Amazon Reviewer
An essential playbook. If you were wowed by Obama’s win and dismayed by Trump’s, cheered on the #MeToo movement and lamented the rise of ISIS, this book will connect the dots. New Power will help you discern the forces at play and show you how to put them to work on the path to reaching your goals. Highly recommended.
Sandrine Seavey, Amazon Reviewer
This one's a page-turner – books that try to explain broader dynamics like this one often get stuck in abstractions, but the authors' case studies are fascinating and really bring the concept to life. Extremely useful framework to help explain how we've gotten here. Highly recommend!
Lee-Sean, Amazon Reviewer
Do you want to understand how networks are changing business, culture, and politics? Do you want to unleash the power of crowd leadership? Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms connect the dots on how our hyper-connectedness is changing business, politics, and the world in general.
SPF 73, Amazon Reviewer
The authors provide penetrating analysis of why old power models and actors need to give way and evolve, and how they can do so and the book is full of interesting and compelling examples and stories that illustrate the opportunities as well as the challenges.
A must-read by anyone who wants to understand and capitalize on the new mechanisms for mobilizing people and organizations, powering movements, and spreading ideas.
Dev Aujila, Amazon Reviewer
New Power lays it all out for you. It is the primer you need to understand how to navigate changing the world we see around us. The way movements are built has changed and this book does a great job of explaining how.
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