John O'Leary is a former GOVERNING contributor. He is co-author of "If We Can Put a Man on the Moon: Getting Big Things Done in Government."E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Goldsmith has weighed in with why old ideas won't work with the current fiscal crunch, making the case that the circumstances are unprecedented and demand fresh ideas. In a related vein, Professor Goldsmith offers his reading list for transformational government -- some resources helping to guide those who lead in these challenging times.