"Premiums enhance the value proposition of a brand…reinforcing the Knowledge Consumer’s perception that there is indeed a ‘Marketing Tax’ and firms up her resolve to question the merits of paying a premium for a product she buys."
— Pradip Chanda, “A Requiem for a Brand”
when i say “the other day” i could mean yesterday or 5 years ago there’s no in between
"You’re not me. Nor are you an extension of my will. And so you need to make your own damn mistakes, to learn how to pick yourself up when you fall. I’ll help. But I think there’s value in getting lost. I think there’s a strength that only comes from fumbling your own way out of the darkness."
"Execution is the sexiest thing in business."
— Gary Vaynerchuk, @garyvee
"There are three type of people [in the world]: there’s people who make things happen, there’s people who let things happen, and there’s people who wondered what the hell happened."
"The only way for someone to cure themselves of shyness is through enthusiasm. Being enthusiastic will make you forget that you’re shy, in that excitement. It all depends on what you’re talking about, and how you feel about that topic. Seek information about a curiosity that you feel enthusiastic about the prospect of learning the answer to."
— John Crystal
"I think I let people in so that they can be the medicine for my hurt. It usually just ends up turning into poison that makes my skin stink and rots my bones."
- Camera: Nikon D3x
- Aperture: f/5
- Exposure: 1/800th
- Focal Length: 60mm
- Camera: Epson Perfection4490