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Be a leader at OWS

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Mar 7th, 2012
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  1. How to be a leader at OWS:
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  3. (1) Start an open collective, affinity group, Working Group, whatever.
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  5. (2) Be open, inviting, non-exclusionary.
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  7. (3) Build consensus. Slowly, or quickly, but intentionally.
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  9. (4) Don't talk shit.
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  11. (5) Listen a lot.
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  13. (6) Don't expect fame or glory. If you're doing things right, you won't get it. If you do, you won't like it.
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  15. (7) When you get frustrated, take a break. Leave town for a few days. Don't burn out.
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  17. (8) Don't speak for the movement, speak WITH it.
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  19. (9) Make your intentions absolutely clear. And your actions. Report-back often to your group and to the broader community (GA).
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  21. (10) Have fun. Laugh. Don't take yourself too seriously.
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