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The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion

Peter Block

“Looking for ways to minimize risk is a form of collusion. It is yielding to our own doubt and backing away from our own vulnerability. Risk cannot be reasoned or reassured away. A strategy that is designed to avoid risk becomes a strategy to avoid change.”
—Peter Block, The Flawless Consulting Fieldbook and Companion


I’m a student and teacher of people-first growth. Having spent the major part of the last two decades building weird businesses that tried to be good for humans, I'm now working privately on a few experimental projects and cultivating this little digital space of mine.

If you're new here, I'm working on my second book, People-First Growth (slowly, slowly said the sloth), and I’m sharing what I learn in my newsletter. If you geek out on digital gardening, I share mine publicly on Roam. You can say hi on Twitter or by email.

You can also read my first book, Gather the People, originally released in 2015 and updated in 2020 (what a year for a book release). It's a human approach to marketing for people who would rather make what they love than persuade people to buy it. If that's you, I hope it helps.