During my fellowship in San Francisco, I plan to gain the expertise that will help Edelman “Show up Differently” in a world of social media.
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Before my departure for London, other than the excitement and being busy packing, a few thoughts have popped into my mind in comparing Britain and China.
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In a few weeks I will trade in my desk in small Brussels for one at Edelman Beijing, the bustling heart of China that more than 20 million inhabitants call their home.
Here are the top five lessons I learned from my 365 days in Beijing, written with the new class of Fellows in mind.
Along with 13 of my global colleagues I am leaving behind the home and office I know. As we head to new cities around the world, we are each taking a giant step outside our comfort zones.
I know practically nothing about the people in the U.S. – about their culture, their thinking, their behavior - so how can I create stories that would touch and move them?
The lexicon of digital marketing is vast and constantly growing. It’s safe to say we’re all guilty of throwing in a buzzword or two to make a point.
The Chinese social media landscape is a fascinating place; here are a five reasons why.
In March, I will be moving from Atlanta to Frankfurt for a year-long assignment as a 2014 Daniel J. Edelman Global Fellow.
This move is my opportunity to answer Edelman’s rallying cry to “Show Up Differently.” I joked that Tokyo was the easy way out. I showed up and boom, it was different. And I quickly realized I needed to start thinking differently too.
Discomfort forces confrontation with the unknown, which is entirely where new opportunities live. It’s necessary to embrace and even seek out discomfort to be successful.
Of course I was excited, but I didn’t really know what to expect when I was accepted to become a Daniel J. Edelman Fellow and move from Jakarta to London.