April 30, 2009The piece, if you can follow it, goes on to quote a few examples of winning thinking, all of which you can read here.
THINK PIECE: WHINE OR WIN— REDEFINE THE INDUSTRY, YOU'RE EITHER IN OR NOT
Constantly hearing the doom and gloom...the cutbacks, the negative stuff. It's pretty real, but throughout our company there's a LOT of re-invention going on. In fact, when this economy improves, WE will be the ones with the upper hand because instead of dwelling on the pain, we're doing something about it. Economically of course, AND IN CONTENT/CREATIVE. As sad as the state of the economy is, it's equally sad to see people whining, complaining and feeling sorry for themselves and the industry, when that energy can go toward breaking down some walls.
May 4, 2009
Turn that frown upside down
In his latest "think piece," Tribune Co. innovation guru Lee Abrams says journalists need to move past the "negative stuff," like fretting about the future of the news industry, and instead use their energy to break down some walls. Abrams writes: