The Paradoxical Commandments

These ten insights were included in a book, The Silent Revolution, published in 1968 by a Harvard sophomore.

The latter years of the 1960’s were marked by demonstrations and unrest across the country.  Civil rights activity combined with anti-war protests culminated  in occupations and extensive campus disruptions. Kent’s book presented  the alternative of working within the system for change.

To succeed, he presented ten  obstacles to be expected and the necessary counter response to sustain an effort.

I think his sixth commandment is especially relevant for the majority of credit unions, many of whose futures are devalued in public commentary.

The biggest men and women with the biggest ideas can be shot down by the smallest men and women with the smallest minds.

Think big anyway.

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