Saturday, July 16, 2011

The Nametag Manifesto -- Chapter 17: The End of Insecurity

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"Everyone should wear nametags, all the time, everywhere, forever.”

That’s my thesis, philosophy, dangerous idea and theory of the universe.

My name is Scott, and I’ve been wearing a nametag for past four thousand days.

And after traveling to hundreds of cities, a dozen countries, four continents, meeting tens of thousands of people, constant experimentation and observation, building a enterprise and writing a dozen books in the process, I believe, with all my heart, that the societal implications of wearing nametags could change everything.

This is my manifesto: 

17. The End of Insecurity
If everybody wears nametags, worldwide confidence increases.

We’re all valuable enough to have a name, have an identity and have a voice. And we don’t feel silly, because everyone else wears a nametag too.

Instead of being left out of the club, now we all feel like we matter. There is an overall increase in self-esteem and self-worth.

Ultimately, the more we practice being okay with ourselves, feeling at home in our own skin – and the more we have an audience to watch us – the more we know and like who we are. Life without witness, isn’t.

If everybody wears nametags, no more insignificance, no more complexes about mattering and no more embarrassment.

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Scott Ginsberg
That Guy with the Nametag
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scott@hellomynameisscott.com

My job is to help companies make their mission more than a statement, using limited edition social artifacts.

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