Note: Though I don’t typically talk about work here, the next two posts will contain semi-work based information.
This week I learned about two John Wilson’s from two different partners we do business with (one with a similar job function as me), not to mention the other John Wilson at a partner of ours, who once a month or so, I accidentally get emails intended for him. So, in my relatively small work world, I’m aware of at least three additional John Wilsons.
- The idea – create a central location for “John Wilson.”
- The plan – find and interview each John Wilson I can find (most likely not related to my work)
- The site – add an index to the site that lists interviews and websites for each John Wilson I find (or finds me)
- The goal – meet a ton of John Wilsons and get the index listed on Wikipedia
Someone added me and this site to Wikipedia once, but then someone else took me off, probably because there was no accompanying article about me. I’m fine with that, but it seems like a moderately elite list. This list will be for every John Wilson out there, no “elite status” needed. There are only a few guidelines:
- Your name must be John Wilson (no Jonathan’s, sorry)
- You must contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org
- You must be willing to answer a few interview questions
- Optional but preferred: You should have a reference to you somewhere on the Internet. Even if it is just a reference to you or a quote by you in a newspaper
- Optional: Submit a picture
I’ll take this information, and once a week or more, I’ll add John Wilsons to the new page on this site and post an interview about being John Wilson. Looking forward to hearing from you!