Everyday Revolutionary Tips For Introverts

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Everyday Revolutionaries comes from all kinds of temperamental backgrounds, in fact, the more varied our approaches the stronger the effort. People who are generally more comfortable with interaction in groups and who are naturally outgoing seem to fit the mold of what we believe a “mover and shaker” is. Nothing is further from the truth! But for those introverts wishes to play a part in their own “everyday revolution,” we may have some tips that can keep you a little closer to your comfort zone. Listen in!

The Message

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It might sound like oversimplification, but the message is what you’re trying to get across. Sometimes the message gets lost in the execution of the plan. Especially in an effort that has opposition, you might have help losing the message! Here’s some advice to help the Everyday Revolutionary stay on message!

Big Lil: The Rest of the Story

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So, here’s the rest of the story about “Big Lil,” Lillian Billioca and the Headscarf Revolutionaries that brought about sweeping changes to the English fishing industry in regard to the safety of the men out on the ships. The Everyday Revolutionary should be grateful to those that have lead the way and paid the price.

Lessons from the Oklahoma Teacher Walkout

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The morning of April 2, 2018 thousands of Oklahoma Teachers and concerned citizens followed the example of teachers in West Virginia and converged on the State Capital calling for what they deem is long overdue adequate funding for their school, classrooms and students. But there are some in far-flung parts of the state that are rallying support in their own hometowns, garnering support from citizens to make calls from all parts of the state to their state legislators to urge them to support the needed funding for schools. I was lucky enough to happen on one of these hometown rallies and spoke directly with the Everyday Revolutionaries taking a stand for education and the future.

A closer look at student activism in Mass

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The #NeverAgain movement has quickly become a national movement, but in keeping with the spirit of The Everyday Revolutionary, we understand that national movements are made up of well run local movements. Here’s an article from Hingham, Mass about the organization of the student walkout there.

http://hingham.wickedlocal.com/news/20180401/hingham-high-student-reports-on-never-again-walkout–

#theeeverydayrevolutionary #locallygrownactivism #neveragain

Ducks and the Everyday Revolutionary

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Get your ducks in a line was common barnyard advice when I was growing up. It’s also good advice in any endeavor you are trying to accomplish! See how the Everyday Revolutionary can use this bucolic encouragement to their advantage. Listen to the podcast.

 

 

 

The Chosen One

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People don’t like to think of themselves in grandiose terms like “The Chosen One,” it comes across as a bit too 80s Action Movie-like. But since you’ve decided to enter the world of Everyday Revolutionaries, you’ve chosen yourself…and you need to view yourself, humbly, as such! Listen in to the podcast for some encouragement for the Chosen Ones!

Avoid the Fizzle!

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Have you ever been a part of something, something really good, and all of a sudden…it just fizzled? The Everyday Revolutionary podcast today is about the dreaded “fizzle” and ways it can be avoided!

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In 1968, in response to the loss of 58 fishing men within a month’s time, Lillian Billoca, pictured above, and other women from the port of Hull demanded action on the improvement of the safety on the fishing industry in England. The concern regarding the safety of the men as they performed their work on understaffed boats, often without radio operators and no medical facilities except back at port and employers seemingly more attentive to the bottom line, had been ongoing for years prior to 1968. The tragedy of the loss of the three boats and the 58 men spurred the women, dubbed “the Headscarf Revolutionaries,” into action. They knew what they wanted, they knew what their destination was, they needed to make those in charge take action. This episode describes the efforts of the Headscarf Revolutionaries to bring about significant change in a community, an industry and  a nation.