“Resist the Simplicity of Easy Branding”

Hank Green deserves an award for writing this line in his Ask Me Anything session (AMA). A biologist wanted to know if she had permission to write a book. Hank said she should. He believes you can be more than one thing.

We aren’t taught that anymore. We are taught to be brands. Here’s what Austin Kleon said in his book about the word “brand.” I love Austin. He says what most of us are thinking.

“What an awful word! As if we’re all cattle with our owner’s mark burned into our flesh!”

You aren’t a cow. You’re a human. Act like one.

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An optimist who writes. www.toddbrison.com/infinite-ideas

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