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Our mission: to support and spread great ideas.

Great ideas = Passion. Conviction. Knowledge. Education. Thought. Persuasion. Freedom. Appeal. Change. Point-of-View. Self-Betterment. Inspiration.

For more information on what a manifesto is, visit the Help section.

ChangeThis was built in the summer of 2004 by Amit Gupta, Catherine Hickey, Noah Weiss, Phoebe Espiritu and Michelle Sriwongtong. The original idea behind ChangeThis came from Seth Godin. You can read about him on his website.

In the summer of 2005, ChangeThis was turned over to 800-CEO-READ. In addition to selling business books, they keep ChangeThis up and running with their love and tender care. To learn more about 800-CEO-READ, read their daily blog.

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“Executive presence has long been a catch-all phrase. When you ask people to define it, they often answer, “I’m not sure, but I know it when I see it.” When pressed they might say it’s body language, gravitas, charisma, or presentation skill. Countless books, articles, and TED talks reinforce this idea. All you
“According to psychologists, procrastination is the act of wanting to feel good now. Basically, procrastination is the adult version of a three-year-old’s ‘I don’t wanna!” tantrum. Procrastination can make life miserable. If we put off projects, phone calls, emails, or whatever the task may be, we end up working at
“In a sense, the new media environment feels like the Wild West. On television, many of today’s highest rated programs are reality-based and feature families who do things like procreate excessively or become famous when their patriarch represents OJ Simpson in court. Twitter helped Paris Hilton become a household name after a sex tape
“I know way too many senior people who think they’re great leaders because they read lots of leadership books, or who think they’re staying abreast of the changes in their industry because they’re reading about those changes. Real learning is almost always at least somewhat uncomfortable. It’s challenging. It’
“One of the virtues of DQ is that it allows us to know if we’ve made a good decision at the time we are making it. If we’ve correctly followed the process, we can confidently state that ‘We made the best possible choice given our alternatives, the available information, future uncertainties, and the things we can control.
“Do you know how your pay compares to your peers? Probably not. You probably don’t talk about it much. Most Americans are more comfortable talking about their sex lives than their salary lives. And most employers are happy to keep that secrecy going. According to a 2011 report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research,

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