In 1985, he pioneered in Esperance, a small rural community in Western Australia, a unique economic development approach based on harnessing the passion, determination, intelligence, and resourcefulness of the local people. The striking results of "The Esperance Experience" have prompted more than 250 communities around the world to adopt responsive, person-centered approaches to local economic development similar to the Enterprise Facilitation® model pioneered in Esperance.
Sirolli, sure knows to talk well, he can make us listen to him. Looking at this speech, i understand the difficulties we have to face when do such kind of work, not in this well established state, but when it was on the budding stage. I got inspired by him & below is the link to his website.
“What you do [to provide better aid is] you shut up. You never arrive in a community with any ideas.”
“Planning is the kiss of death of entrepreneurship.”
“There's only one thing that all the successful companies in the world have in common: None was started by one person.”