B.A., Political Science1983
100: What It’s Like To Build a Creative Marketing & Communications Agency w/ Lenny Stern, SS+K, Founding Partner [Main T4C episode]
Lenny Stern is a founding partner of creative marketing communication agency SS+K, the advertising agency that created the youth campaigns for the Barack Obama presidential campaigns of 2008 and 2012. Lenny grew up in Queens, NY and started his career in the competitive, zero-sum world of politics. His background instilled..
“I think I’ve learned as much from my failures as I’ve had from my successes. It is a scary thing and it is hard, but it is a universal truth. We all stumble. We all make mistakes and it’s really, how do you handle them?”
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“10% of the people in the world have the good fortune, the circumstances, the intellect to do what they love and make a real impact to the communities they interact with. But only half of that quarter of that 10% have the guts to go do that.”