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The domino effect occurs when one event triggers a chain reaction of similar events. Writer and self-professed “professional troublemaker” Luvvie Ajayi encourages individuals who identify injustices to speak up and be the “first domino” to unleash a sequence of events that sparks a movement and foments positive social change. Be warned, however, that being the first domino may require enormous self-sacrifice. Do you have the courage to be a first domino? You may find the inspiration you need in Ajayi’s engaging, humorous address to budding troublemakers.

About the Speaker

Activist and writer Luvvie Ajayi is the author of I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual. She hosts the Rants and Randomness podcast.



Be the “first domino” to fall by taking a personal risk for the greater good. 

If, like writer Luvvie Ajayi, you have always wanted to improve the world, consider being a first domino. The first domino to fall is the spark that ignites the chain reaction of falling dominoes that follows.

Speak up about the changes needed to make the world a better place, even when it’s difficult or you’re afraid. You don’t have to be fearless. Being a first domino is scary, and speaking truth to power comes often comes at a price. But being the first to speak out will inspire others to follow in your footsteps.

To effectuate lasting change, abandon your comfort zone and rally like-minded individuals to your cause.

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