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Lyndon Frearson is the head of Ekistica, a consulting firm, that tries to work with people in remote areas to fulfill their goals.  More than that, he is trying to export the knowledge learned from these remote areas back to larger communities and abroad. His insights on balancing mission and profitability, broad/narrow goals, and organizational development are exceptionally instructive.


References from the show:

  • Ekistica :https://www.ekistica.com.au
  • CP Snow: http://sciencepolicy.colorado.edu/students/envs_5110/snow_1959.pdf
  • Creating a World Without Poverty Book by Muhammad Yunus https://g.co/kgs/pKpstg
  • John Peterson: http://www.kpmb.com/person/john-peterson/
  • Hitler’s Scientists Book by John Cornwell: https://g.co/kgs/W3XmiM
  • Scale: The Universal Laws of Growth, Innovation, Book by Geoffrey West https://g.co/kgs/Y5LNnG
  • Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius Book by Sylvia Nasar:  https://g.co/kgs/q98EsG
  • A brief history of the age of steam, Thomas Crump: https://www.amazon.com/Brief-History-Age-Steam-Histories/dp/1845295536
  • Brunel: the man who built the world: https://www.bookdepository.com/Brunel-Dan-Cruickshank/9780753821251
  • Location of Alice Springs:

Other Books recommended by Lyndon on the topic of the  challenges faced by remote indigenous Australians:

  • King Brown Country Russell Skelton: https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/current-affairs-politics/King-Brown-Country-Russell-Skelton-9781741756227
  • Why do warriors lay die, Richard Trudgen: http://www.whywarriors.com.au/services/why-warriors-lie-down-and-die/
  • White out: How politics is killing black Australia, Rosemary Neil: https://www.amazon.com.au/White-Out-politics-killing-Australia-ebook/dp/B00KJAN7L0
  • We are staying: the Alywarre struggle for Lake Nash, Pamela Lyon: https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/16933532?q&versionId=44244626

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