Praise for Doing More with Less
Bruce Piasecki redefines what winning looks like for all of us.
GERALD BRESNICK, Vice President of Environment, Health & Safety and Social Responsibility, Hess
Bruce Piasecki has created a book about discovering and maintaining wealth that, in fact, redefines wealth itself to include much more than mere numbers in a bank account.
JAY PARINI, bestselling author of The Last Station and The Passages of H.M.
Bruce Piasecki is one of the few thinkers really upping the ante for leaders in business and society.
JAMES HOWARD KUNSTLER, bestselling author of The Long Emergency and The Geography of Nowhere
Bruce Piasecki offers new grounds for hope in this century, as he elevates the roles of competition, innovation, and stewardship in our lives.
BARBARA KASS, author and teacher
Bruce Piasecki′s latest work artfully blends the practical with the profound. Piasecki teaches us now that frugality is not only a personal virtue but a dire necessity in a world filled with 7 billion souls.
DEMETRI CHRISS, Senior Development Officer North America, Anatolia College
Bruce Piasecki has a unique global perspective. He weaves powerful anecdotes and adroit business analysis to explain how our modern times work at its very core.
EROL USER, President and CEO, User Corporation, Istanbul, Turkey
Piasecki is a prose master who inspires with information, persuasion, and delight, giving us informed glimpses of a poetry in our near future.
HADASSAH BROSCOVA, founder and Editor in Chief of Carpe Articulum Journal and Foundation
This new book captures the humility and moral insights of Bruce Piasecki, whose life has been shaped by up–close encounters with an amazing range of governments and corporations. I have posted numerous radio shows on the life and work of Bruce Piasecki. They all are inspirational like this must–read book.
DAVID WILLIAM GIBBONS, broadcaster of In Discussion, syndicated worldwide at DG Networks
Read this book and grow.
GORDON LAMBERT, Vice President of Sustainability, Suncor Energy
Competition and the Tangle of Social Needs: A Preamble 1
Part I Competition and the Tangle of Social Needs 19
Chapter 1 In the Company of Knuckleheads 21
Chapter 2 Scarcity and Creativity 43
Part II Unstoppable Frugality 63
Chapter 3 The Art of Competitive Frugality 65
Chapter 4 Doing More with Less: An Essay on Freedom and Fate 85
Part III Near the Future 115
Chapter 5 An Idler in the City: Capitalism Is Where We Live 117
Chapter 6 Another Day Will Tell 149
About the Author 159
Also by Bruce Piasecki 161