Who should you read? Who should you follow?

Let’s be honest. There are only so many hours in the day and in between eating, loving, sleeping, and pooping there aint much left over. However we all know the stresses and strains of keeping current, being of the moment. Keeping up to-date. It’s a full time task. So when asked at the PEX conference in Sydney in August “how do you do it?”I decided to start a list of the folks I follow.

Usually when grabbing a moment to myself I delve into the minds of others for inspiration.

Here is my list of the dirty dozen (for sharing) from the last 4 weeks:

Colin Shaw http://www.beyondphilosophy.com/ 
Daniel Pink http://www.danpink.com/
Ed Stalling http://www.maritzresearch.com/
Ernan Roman http://ernanroman.blogspot.co.uk/
Gregory Yankelovich http://piplzchoice.com/
Ian Golding http://ijgolding.com/
Kathy Klotz-Guest http://keepingithuman.com/
Maz Iqbal http://thecustomerblog.co.uk/
Michael Harris http://insightdemand.com/ 
Nate Brown http://communicatebetterblog.com/
Richard Branson http://www.virgin.com/richard-branson/
Seth Godin http://www.sethgodin.com/

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Delivering success… achieving consensus?!

I was stuck by three of congruences this weekend.

One was Seth Godins nearly always excellent blog.

He covers the theme of extremes. See it here.

That reminded me of the wisdom from George Bernard Shaw:

“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” 

And the third quote was from pioneer and political reformist
(she scrapped socialism) Margaret Thatcher.

“To me, consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies. So it is something in which no one believes and to which no one objects.

So what are you up to this week? Maintaining the status quo? Keeping a balance? Achieving consensus? Or are you changing the world to be a better place? Challenging the flat landers and helping refocus business for a new age?

Think on that over the cornflakes because if you are not part of the solution you may just be the problem!