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140 conference NYC 2011
"How the Internet is like a Small Town"
...Twitter is coffee shop of the world... the whole world can now know about the good or bad thing you did just like it's always happened at the small town coffee shop.
What would you do? "The Magic Wand Question"
Posted by Cody Heitschmidt --Went Live: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
I asked this question on Facebook and Twitter last night:
The responses were awesome. Made me think, made me smile, made me wish I could make some of the folks wishes come true.
The Facebook post and comments are here, go check them out... it's worth it.
I have asked a few of my guests on the radio show this same question: "If you had a Magic Wand" how would you fix things?
I really love the question and love the responses... I like doing stuff that makes people stop for a second and ponder. I like the word "ponder"... but I have one issue about my own question that bothers me. I think it makes people think to big. Sounds weird I know, I kinda wish I had asked the same question but add the rule, its only good for a 25 mile radius around your house.
You see I think most of the problems we all have in our communities and neighborhoods are our fault. The people's fault. We wanna blame greedy CEOs and Politicians and al-qaeda but most of it is problems we brought on ourselves.
Health Care: This is a 83% a personal fitness and nutrition issue. If folks just took better care of themselves... we wouldn't have a need for health care reform.
Poverty: This 79% a personal choice issue. If the folks that are being freeloaders would quit and folks that have the money to help out would help out those who truly need it, entitlement conversations would go away.
*** I make up almost all the percentage figures I use.
The only way a difference is going to be made is if we focus on ourselves and the folks that live within 25 miles of us and not the entire world...
My questioned spurs some really cool discussion, but it makes folks think too big. So I am rephrasing it and trying again.
Same question, but it only applies to a 25 mile radius from your house?? Thoughts.