Tuesday, July 10, 2007

We Media Miami: Looking back on what we accomplished

Came across the following video on the iFOCOS.org homepage--that nicely encapsulates the experience of We Media Miami....

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What many people do not understand is that if you knock hard enough, and write thoughtfully enough, you *can* get into the doors of think-tanks like iFOCOS. But, you have to prove yourself. You cannot just write a bunch of bile-sotted bilgewater and expect doors to open. Doesn't work that way.

And, yes, iFOCOS is actually doing something to change things. Andrew and Dale worked pretty hard to put together a diverse group of folks at WeMedia Miami, and many viewpoints that might never have been heard were indeed able to speak to those C-level executives (not an easy thing to do--takes lots of confidence and a modicum of chuzpah, to say the least)

I'm looking forward to what's next with these guys...and how much further we can take the dialogue. After all, this is now a two-way medium. The channels need to be kept open.

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