By cultivating a habit of seeking out new ideas, people and places, Beth Comstock built a career path from storyteller to chief marketer to GE Vice Chair. And now author.
Her first book, Imagine it Forward, about working (and living) on the front lines of change, was released September 2018.
Beth is a director at Nike and a trustee of The National Geographic Society She graduated from the College of William and Mary with a degree in biology.
For more: www.bethcomstock.info
Everyone needs to do more. Fast. We can’t just keep trashing our home, waiting for magic or an airlift to the moon or Mars. It’s pretty amazing here.
I write first drafts by hand. I love the connection between my brain, hand, pen and paper.
I love this — a call for more magic to boost creativity. “Our fascination with magic,and the wonder it elicits, may connect to a deep-rooted curiosity that encourages us to keep learning.” Possibly to make us more adaptive. Not just reason — Here’s to more magic!
Now if someone would just launch a service that streams time so I can watch all this content.
And if we do embrace a reinvestment in job “soft skills” — ie communication, creative problem solving & strategy — let’s also call these skills what they are: essential. No longer optional (and never should have been.)
But. I. Like. Punctuation. Periods create space between thoughts. Why get angry?
Toilet to tap is not a good marketing slogan. But this is the growing and necessary reality.
A few days of destruction = 300 years of recovery! Joshua Tree is a magical place. It’s hard to imagine that anyone would find joy in destroying it, or any of our national parks.
Hooray. This is a great move. One of the challenges for all - biz & consumer - is the tension in convenience vs sustainability vs price. My guilt grows with the size of my Amazon box recycling pile.
This puts more pressure on content teams to deliver better quality and differentiation. Should be good news for consumers if indeed the paywall delivers a payoff.