PHD International’s media planner Shona Read looks at what has been inspiring people this week;

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs: the future can be better than the present, and I have the power to make it so” – David Brooks

VIDEOS

 

PODCASTS

  • Desert Island podcast of the week – This week’s castaway is Julia Cleverdon – She has perfected the art of persuasion. A phone call from her and many of the big beasts of the business world stride from their boardrooms intent on giving something back to society
  • TED podcast of the week – Brand over brain – Brands help us assign value to almost everything we buy.  But is there a way to know the difference between real and created value?

 

INTERESTING ARTICLES, STORIES OR SPEECHES

 

Astrophotos: The most aw-inspiring astrophotos of 2014 (See main picture)