Paulo Coelho ranks in the second position of the global Thought Leaders 2015, which measures the world's most influential voices, that is, those who shape the way we think and how ideas spread. The Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI) and The WorldPost, in collaboration with Peter Gloor, researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have identified the most important pacemakers of the global conversation.
Big ideas can change the world, and thinkers in the global ranking contribute with ideas of their own.
The quick and big ideas have two things in common: they need to be thought up by people, and then spread among others.
Find more information about how the analysis was done here.