As a self-branded cautious optimist, I always loved the promise that seemed to beckon with each turning of a new year… and it always made me a little nervous. In our Horatio Alger-esque way, we treat every New Year’s like.
Two years ago this weekend my friend Jennifer Goodman Linn finally succumbed to the sarcoma that robbed her of so much… and yet also became the basis for her vast and enduring legacy as the founder with her husband David.
As someone who has always fed on popular culture it’s perhaps not surprising that I wound up with a career in marketing; I’m my own best consumer of the images we media create, even/especially as I should have a critic’s.
Among its many profound effects that I consider often in my professional as well as personal life, social media has become a giant lighting rod for rushes to judgement. And so when Marissa Mayer, the not-even-40, new-mother+CEO of Yahoo!.