Those readers on Linked-In already know that the site/service/socialwhatever has grown its own Facebook-like dimensions, one of which are public discussions about ideas. The great thing about Linked-In’s versions of these things is that they really can be about the ideas — okay, it’s Linked-In and so there is also some self-promotion that happens (really, people, lead with ideas and others will follow you through them). A recent discussion in the TED group has been “If you had the opportunity to talk at TED, what would you speech be about and why?” There is an overwhelming number of responses, but they are quite interesting.
What would I talk about? These crazy boats I am writing about and the amazing men who make them. About the creativity to be found among otherwise, and only seemingly, ordinary people.