Famous people are frauds.
Famous people are vain.
Famous people are selfish.
This is post 6 of 7 Unpopular Beliefs Series.
Influence is power.
We discussed how money can be useful in making change in part 1.
Influence is just as powerful.
Marketers use celebrities to advertise their products.
Why? Because we trust them. We’ve built a relationship with celebrities over the course of their careers.
I’m including politicians in this, as well.
The more people you spread your message to, the more you can help people.
“The opposite of getting famous is hiding.”
– Derek Sivers
Mass media is mass communication.
Fred Rogers did it.
Jim Henson did it.
Sesame Workshop does it all the time.
Getting famous means mastering media and communicating your message. Getting famous means being a practitioner of influence, not merely a wielder of it.
2 Minute Action
What networks do you have now?
Instagram? Snapchat? Facebook? LinkedIn? Twitter?
For me, it’s email.
What’s your message?
Today is a great day to publish a random act of kindness or a resource that can help people.
And what’s great is that it doesn’t need to take more than 2 minutes.