2.1 Evolution and Influence
“We are all an evolution of Albert Einstein, Gandhi and all of the great leaders.”
Stephen T. Jones
Okay, at this point you are probably thinking that I have lost it, but all I am asking you is
stay with me a minute. Right now I invite you to ask yourself thought provoking questions
that could possibly be the best business question you have ever asked.
How WILL, How WOULD, How ARE, LEADERS and GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS using
the social networks for social change?
Because of the social networks societal evolution, is not just a generation to generation
thing. It is happening worldwide in small patches of brilliance. This being said, I believe
corporations can and should leverage this organic formula to create profits through
social change. Whether you are into social change, or not you will find value in this
journey we are embarking on.
Most of us say that we believe that “everything happens for a reason”. What most of us
really believe is that everything happens to everyone else for a reason. Based on the
current corporate model that most of us are operating on, we only want to draw from
positive experiences and all too often this blinds us from the full story. If we are able to
draw from positive and negative experiences from you, us and others we will be able
to make things happen a lot faster. Just acknowledge that all experiences happen for a
reason opens a vortex of options and opportunities for us to pick and choose from.
I can remember a short time ago when I made a mistake and lost my main URL for a site
that I had been branding for two and a half years. Although I had bitched, complained
and tortured myself for a couple weeks this turned out to be one of the best things that
ever happened to me. Being forced to let go of that help, me to receive something
that was far greater. It was actually the same vision, it was just supersized and more
Now I invite you to ask yourself… What negative influences have influenced you in a
good way? Which dark experiences have helped you see the light at the end of the