The Circuit: It's All about the Money
LEADING AUTHORITIES' ROUND UP OF THOUGHT LEADERSHIP, TRENDS, AND PERSONALITIES ON THE SPEAKING CIRCUIT
In the ongoing discussion around Russia’s use of social media advertising to meddle in the 2016 election, Adam Sharp, the former head of news, government and elections at Twitter, asks “Why weren't there preventative measures in place to alert Facebook to the fact that this might be political advertising? And why didn't this buy trigger an account executive to reach out to the buyer?" Check out the CNN roundup on the matter.
I’ll Take Two!
Happy meals, please. (One for each child). This week, Honest Kids’ Seth Goldman announced that you can now request Honest Kids drinks with your happy meal at McDonalds, calling it a “big deal for the organic movement,” and explaining why it is “an exciting moment for entrepreneurs who dream of taking powerful ideas to scale.”
In Nigeria. Former Marine and White House “Champion of Change” Jake Harriman is creating jobs in Africa through his Nuru International organization. The positions are focused on ending extreme poverty in remote areas that are in a sensitive state of security. Big challenge. But his model has had successful outcomes and is being looked at as a new model for breaking the cycle of poverty.
If you’ve had former Navy Seal Rob O’Neill speak for your group, you’ll enjoy his newest project – this music video with country music singer Tim Montana. If you aren’t familiar with our friend Rob, check out his “Never Quit” story here.