A bit dated but worth a read….
10 lessons for marketers from Barack Obama
The battle for the American Presidency has been a fascinating and historic one. But a few weeks ago, the brand new President-elect of the US, Barack Hussein Obama won hands down in another equally improbable contest. He was voted Advertising Age Marketer of the Year, beating global icons such as Apple and Nike. Obama has been in the news for his extraordinary online fundraising and $188 million TV ad blitz. But what won him acclaim from American chief marketing officers and chief executive officers was his path breaking digital strategy and campaign. Continue reading
You will be what you will to be;
Let failure find its false content
In that poor word, “environment,”
But spirit scorns it, and is free.
It masters time, it conquers space;
It cows that boastful trickster, Chance,
And bids the tyrant Circumstance
Uncrown, and fill a servant’s place. Continue reading
The dreamers are the saviors of the world. As the visible world is sustained by the invisible, so men, through all their trials and sins and sordid vocations, are nourished by the beautiful visions of their solitary dreamers. Humanity cannot forget its dreamers. Continue reading