Yesterday I had written my first blog post. I did not write it guided by the ambition to announce urbi et orbi, a great truth after which nothing will be as it used to be. It is not my goal either to get thousands of followers and fans. My reason was much more superficial. I just wanted to say that I was alive. There, that's all.
“Don’t speak ill of the dead” is one of those phrases we have all heard and surely used many times. Most of us do not know where it came from, and we have the impression that it has always been here like an eternal, non-questionable truth. But really, why is that so?
What is, for example, the future of brick-and-mortar retail when we know that the number of visits to shopping malls will drop from 34 billion in 2010 to just 8 billion this year?
Seduced by the illusion of initial success of digital marketing, agencies haven’t even realized they became mere sales agents and a booth for several global IT companies that have overtaken their business in the meantime.
I gave up on the idea of becoming a famous singer. Perhaps exactly because I’m no longer burdened by that dream, now I grab every opportunity to sing.