# To get exponential growth, you must be an exponent

It's not an easy being an exponent:a typically small number (usually just a 2 or a 3) printed in a small, hard-to-read font shoved up and out of the path of the bigger numbers just part of a mathematical equation-- but magnifying the size and power of the numbers they are attached to. To build an exponential movement, leaders must be exponents for the followers they raise up.