November 15, 2015


One time Myles Horton was invited to give a talk on leadership and he showed up in town and he couldn't remember where he was supposed to go. He lost a piece of paper. So he walked up to the main part of town and saw a bunch of people going into a hall. So he followed them and went in there and saw his name on the reader board. Everybody sat down and he sat down. When they were all sat down he got up and walked to the front on the stage and said, ' finding a bunch of people who look like they know where they're going, and following them...and when they're all sitting down...stand up and talk to them about leadership. - Utah Phillips

Wikipedia - Myles Falls Horton was an American educator, socialist and cofounder of the Highlander Folk School, famous for its role in the civil rights movement

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