Four hundred people who have potential for large impact but are slow to execute important work, VERSUS a small handful of people with a big voice and a genuine passion.
Just because we are small doesn’t mean our actions don’t count towards something worthwhile.
Watching tea leaves uncurl in hot water isn’t particularly interesting. The progress takes on its own pace, and there’s no real outcome in waiting.
Likewise, waiting for culture to change takes a long time. The one thing that speeds up the process are trends, and trends come in waves which speeds up the uncurling, expanding, and brewing process. And, they don’t last for a long time.
We need lots of tea and hot water to help the culture of environmental sustainability uncurl and become stained into our lifestyles.