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John Wood Talks at Google: Room to Read: From Start to Success

John Wood at a recent “Talk at Google” event, talked about how the charity collaborated with local governments, schools, communities and families to ensure they understood the importance of literacy and the role that they could play in helping girls and women achieve their full potential. He was joined by Saluom Lak, one of the charities success .. read more

John Wood Published new book: Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage

Room to Read founder John Wood has just released a new book called “Purpose, Incorporated: Turning Cause Into Your Competitive Advantage”, which he co-wrote with Amalia McGibbon. In this latest publication, John and Amalia make use of more than 100 interviews with entrepreneurs, executives and front-line staff to make the case for why cause is not the enemy of .. read more

John Wood: What the world needs now…is GSD (Get Stuff Done)

John Wood, founder of the “Room to Read” Charity, talks about how we can make the world a better place. It starts with a simple concept: Get Stuff Done! John shared 5 factors that kills progress, 7 habits of highly GSD people and how to make the GSD attitude happen. John Wood said “It’s not about .. read more

New Keynote Presentation Topics of John Wood of Room to Read

John Wood, former Microsoft executive, author and founder of Room to Read has new keynote topics he would like to share with everyone: Purpose: The New Competitive Advantage This presentation traces its roots from the humble beginnings of Room to Read. John Wood talks about how corporate social responsibility is more than just a buzzword or a .. read more

New Keynote of John Wood – Purpose: The New Competitive Advantage

Motivational speaker John Wood has just launched his new keynote: Purpose: The New Competitive Advantage. John Wood didn’t set out to change the world. He set out to take a vacation. But a trip to Nepal turned into a book drive, which turned into Room to Read, one of the fastest growing and most acclaimed .. read more

John Wood’s New Book: Creating Room to Read

Most excited that John Wood, Founder of Room to Read, has just published his new book: “Creating Room to Read: A Story of Hope in the Battle for Global Literacy”. More information: www.creatingroomtoread.org. John invites you to check out the site, for he assures that it is much easier than spending four years writing a .. read more

John Wood of Room to Read in Asia This Fall!

John Wood, Founder of Room to Read, will be in Asia in October and November 2013. Take advantage of this opportunity to have him as a speaker while he’s in Asia… John Wood At age 35, John Wood left an executive career track at Microsoft Corporation to form Room to Read, a nonprofit organization that .. read more