#063: It Just Takes One Person to Change the Tide


In 1492, Johannes Trithemius, a leading scholar at the time said people would not accept books from a printing press. He scoffed that scribes do it better.

In 1876, William Orton, President of Western Union said “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication.” 

Darryl Zanuck of 20th Century Fox famously said in 1946 “Television won’t hold after the first six months.  People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.”

Just because he or she said it won’t work, doesn’t mean it’s true. 

Maybe, fearing new things putting them out of work is part of the process. 

They like the way things are, “why poke the box?”.  

....Then there’s those who play behind the scenes...but sees what others might be ignoring, asking the question that no one asks...

...those Unsung Catalysts