Tag Archives: social movements

How to Start a Movement

by Derek Sivers, TED.com, filmed February 2010 and posted April 2010. How do you spark a movement for social change and what is required? It may not be what you suspect. The talk, “How to Start a Movement,” by Derek Sivers is really about courageous followership. In his words: “The first follower is what turns a lone nut into a leader.” Based on a video of concert goers, he draws out lessons about how movements … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 7: Winter 2010, Leadership | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Market Rebels and Radical Innovation

by Hayagreeva Rao, The McKinsey Quarterly, Number 2; 2009. This McKinsey Quarterly article invites us to reconsider the concept of innovation in light of its mutinous roots. The author, Hayagreeva Rao is a Professor at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. He has recently published a book on innovation entitled: Market Rebels: How Activists Make or Break Radical Innovations. Rao’s aim is to encourage innovators to act more like insurgents and less like bureaucrats. True … Continue reading

Posted in Issue 3: Autumn 2009 | Tagged , , | Comments Off