As with every company, there’s turnover. I’ve had the privilege to work with some of the brightest individuals in the digital advertising industry; not necessarily past-tense; I still do – those closest to me know who my work squad is, we’ve just lost a lot of remarkable people in the few years I’ve been here. It’s always difficult to say goodbye to people you’ve grown accustom to; especially as of late. With these changes come the end of some relationships and the growth of others. No one can predict which way the pendulum will swing but I think I’m beginning to finally embrace the uncertainty. It’s what adds value to the relationships I do have; these are the ones worthy of my time and efforts.
Through these developments, I’ve been reminded of the following poem by Robert J. Hastings – it’s called The Station. I first read this poem in college; it was a creative writing assignment. The purpose of the assignment was to outline the contextual premise and present it to the class – we then engaged in a discussion of agreements and disagreements. Even now, the premise remains the same, I just think it resonates a bit deeper. [Read more…]