It's about the message. And about reaching as many people as possible.
Even, no especially when the message, your message or work gets adopted (or copied) and tweaked by someone else.
Just the other day I had to remind myself of this lesson when someone wrote a very similar post to my post Everything sucks.
At first I was a bit upset. But then I realized that it's actually a good thing.
Because now the message reached even more people. It landed on #1 on Medium. Almost the same thing. Same message. Just a different messenger.
And that's all that counts. To get the message out there. And to reach as many people as possible.
It's not about the messenger. It's about the message!
And about putting aside our egos. My ego. Your ego. All our egos.
So I put aside my ego and did the only natural thing I could have done. I invited her to my podcast..