A few months ago, we helped the Markle Foundation make promotional content for their new book about the transformation of the American economy in The Connected Age.
We decided that one of the videos should be a pep talk to American Entrepreneurs. We needed to remind people, in a time of uncertainty, that we come from a long line of Americans who faced that same uncertainty. And instead of pulling back to safety, they charged head-first into the unknown. We needed to remind people that the courage that drove our ancestors to innovate was in our blood.
If you're an entrepreneur in America, here's your pep talk.
And if you're curious how the piece turned out after some revisions, here it is.