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Andrew Thorp

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Have you reinvented yourself, or started a movement?

Seth Godin, Sir Ken Robinson and Derek Sivers all talk about the potential we have to effect the change we want and start something that attracts attention and gets followed. I believe this too, but I'd love to hear from people who've done it. What was it you changed, and why? What struggles did you have and how did you overcome them? And what lies ahead for you?

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  • May 30 2011: A quote I appreciate along these lines is: "People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself. But the self is not something one finds. It is something one creates." -- Thomas Szasz, psychiatrist
    I would not say that I have ever reinvented myself as such, but I strive to constantly create a better me. I have known people who change personas and I find it somewhat disturbing, as it makes me wonder who is the real person.

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