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12. How to start a movement
Derek Sivers
<2:54>   February 2010

 

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≪Questions:How to start a movement≫
1. According to the speaker, what are two things that people need to have to be leaders?

(1)___________________

(2)___________________

 

2. The first follower is crucial. Why? List 2 reasons.

(1)___________________

(2)___________________




3. Fill in the blanks.

If you get a second follower,

that makes a (1)_______________.

and (1) is news, so a movement must be public.

If you get more people,

it becomes (2)________________,

and it is the tipping point because now it is a movement.

As more people join in,

it’s less (3)__________________.

They won’t (4)_______________,

they won’t be (5)_____________.

Eventually they would be (6)______________

for not (7)______________.

And that’s how you make a movement.

 

4. Why does the speaker think leadership is over-glorified?

 

 

5.According to the speaker, what should we do if we care about starting a movement?

 








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≪Answers:How to start a movement≫
1. According to the speaker, what are two things that people need to have to be leaders?

(1)__guts to stand out _____

(2)_ guts to be ridiculed ___

 

2. The first follower is crucial. Why? List 2 reasons.

(1)_Because he shows everyone else how to follow.__

(2)_Because he transforms a lone nut into a leader._




3. Fill in the blanks.

If you get a second follower,

that makes a (1)___crowd____.

and (1) is news, so a movement must be public.

If you get more people,

it becomes (2)_momentum__,

and it is the tipping point because now it is a movement.

As more people join in,

it’s less (3)___risky___.

(They won’t (4)___stand out____,

they won’t be (5)__ridiculed___.)

Eventually they would be (6)__ridiculed__

for not (7)___joining in__.

And that’s how you make a movement.




4. Why does the speaker think leadership is over-glorified?
Because it is the first follower that transforms a lone nut into a leader,
so everyone being leaders is really ineffective.
 

 

5.According to the speaker, what should we do if we care about starting a movement?
Have the courage to follow and show others how to follow.
 

 

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