Influence and it’s Domino Affect


It is true that we live in a world where you will be loved by few but judged my many. The Imprisonment by people’s opinions can paralyze any positive movement and the  result can be discouragement in the human soul to attempt positive change in the world around them. However, a slight change or correction in our perspective can mean the difference in our motivation. If we look at the planet and think how we can change it alone, then the motivation quickly dies at the feet of the overwhelming impossibility looming in the mind’s eye. But, as the picture above properly demonstrates, we affect the people planet one person at a time. I may not be able to change things globally overnight in one fair sweep but I can affect five people around me on any given day. Those five go and affect five respectively and now you indirectly have affected twenty five people in a few days. Before you know it the human dominoes are increasing exponentially and influence that started as a ripple has now increased to a tidal wave.


Step out today and treat five people the way you want to be treated. When you have influenced them, just like the dominoes beginning to fall, you have created a movement. Let’s be the change we want to see in the world.

Below are a compilation of quotes to inspire you to start the domino affect.

We must become the change we wish to see in the world. – Mahatma Ghandi

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. – Mother Teresa

If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

A tiny change today brings a dramatically different tomorrow. – Richard Bach, One

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. – William James

You really can change the world if you care enough. – Marian Wright Edelman

Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Leo Tolstoy

If there is no transformation inside of us, all the structural change in the world will have no impact on our institutions. – Peter Block

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead, Anthropologist

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. – Richard Buckminster Fuller

– Dr. Reuben Egolf

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