How do you tell a conference of 500 of some of themost talented and ambitious game-changers aroundthat
in spite of their noble aims, world-shifting aspirationsand even with their current successes
kind of going about it wrong?
You see, a few months ago I was totally surprised to have been selected as apotential speaker at WDS. All 500 conference-goers voted on about a dozen“attendee-led” workshop proposals, including my own. What I submitted toChris’ amazing team of volunteers was called,
Well, I never got the opportunity to present the workshop, but simply beingincluded in that list of potential presenters (some wildly successful authors,speakers, bloggers, businesspersons and entrepreneurs) was truly an incredi-ble and humbling honor.
And yet, as I sat in the crowd in Portland this past week—as one of ve-hundred faces—I couldn’t help but drift into vivid daydreams of
what I would say, and how I would say it
, as if I was on that stageafter all.
Well, at Chris Guillebeau’s
in Portland,Oregon this past June, I didn’t
get the opportunity.
How to Lead Without Followers:
the World Domination Summit Talk I Never Gave