Tag: thought leaders

  • The three essential steps for any thought leader

    I love this list by Anand Giridharadas on pg 96-99 of his Winner Takes All. These three steps can be found in the approach of successful ‘thought leaders’: Focus on the Victim, Not the Perpetrator Personalise the Political Be Constructively Actionable His point is how knowledge becomes plutocrat friendly, stripped of any critical impulse without becoming so […]

  • The alliance between the billionaires and the thought leaders

    Why the great disruptive project needs thought leaders, from Winner Takes All by Anand Giridharadas pg 94: The Hilary Cohens and Stacey Ashers and Justin Rosensteins and Greg Ferensteins and Emmett Carsons and Jane Leibrocks and Shervin Pishevars and Chris Saccas and Travis Kalanicks of the world needed thinkers to formulate the visions of change by […]

  • The cultural entrepreneurs behind your favourite thought leaders 

    From Winner Takes All by Anand Giridharadas pg 88: Zolli was a kind of MarketWorld producer, standing at the profitable intersection of companies wanting to associate themselves with big ideas, networkers looking for their next conference, and writers and thinkers who wanted to reach a broader audience and perhaps court the influential elites of the […]