Peter Block, consultant and speaker, helped initiate the interest in
empowerment; these days his work centers primarily on bringing service and
accountability to organizations and communities.
Peter is the author of many best selling books, including Flawless
Consulting: A Guide to Getting Your Expertise Used, second edition (1999);
Stewardship: Choosing Service Over Self-Interest (1993). His most recent books are The Answer to How Is Yes: Acting on What
Matters (Berrett Koehler 2002) and Freedom and Accountability at Work:
Applying Philosophic Insight to the Real World, co-authored with consultant
and philosopher Peter Koestenbaum (Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, 2001).
Peter serves on the Board of Directors of Cincinnati Classical Public Radio (WGUC) and on the Board of Directors of Connecticut Public TV and Radio. He
helped found The School for Managing & Leading Change.
He has received several national awards for outstanding contributions in the
field of training and development, including the American Society for Training
and Development Award for Distinguished Contributions; the Association for
Quality and Participation President's Award; and Training Magazine HRD Hall of
Peter lives in Ohio and his office is in Mystic, Connecticut. You can
visit his website at: www.peterblock.com or www.designedlearning.com