One of the great inspirations for this site comes from the work of Derek Sivers. He is a unique thinker and entrepreneur, one who offers a refreshing sincerity in an age of internet personas. I really enjoyed his booknotes site as well as Now, Now, Now initiative. I mention Derek because, a few nights ago, as a parting thought to a good friend about to embark on a professional journey, I shared Derek’s 3 minute Ted Talk about how to start a movement. Really, the lecture is about how leadership is overrated and why the most important person is really the first follower. Here it is:
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