Updated: Mar 30
Highlight: Barack Obama spoke in Atlanta, GA on December 1, 2022. in support of the campaign to re-elect incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock.
Context: There is a run-off election in Georgia set to close on December 6, 2022, it is close, both campaigns (Raphael Warnock's and his opponent Herschel Walker's are looking closely at the numbers) Obama acknowledged the youngest audience members and reminded the voters that our generation must not give up for them. He also spoke about how previous leaders, civil rights leaders were gentle yet powerful and did not give up on this generation. Obama told the audience "We will not get tired!" and received a rousing applause to which he replied "Let's get back to work" and thanked them before gracefully greeting attendees in the crowd and shaking hands.
Key Take Aways for current and rising Culture Leaderz:
Power of Hard Work - Grit, perseverance, seeking to ‘take massive action’ in the flow state. Whatever you call it or however you get there, working hard still matters. It is still the most effective metric to predict or attain future successes. Pursuing or being proud of hard work is not old-fashioned, it is honorable. Most creatives know it’s true for their projects, it is also true for cultural and community progress.
Young People - Creators may not seek to be role models but they tend to be them, whether you want to or not. Musicians & artists, as well as business or community members can help young people by creating or supporting art that will uplift the world they will live in and by using their platform to speak on issues that matter for their future
Build - after focusing, plan map out the key steps, milestones, and start building. Go hard and don’t look back!
Key questions & next steps to use on your own:
Impact- What positively world impacting part of your projects or brand needs new energy? Don't get tired. The world needs your inspiring and uplifting messages that only your gifts can provide.
Platform -What next step will you take to enhance your platform for young people?
Did You Know? - Obama hosted several artists, musicians and Legends at the White House including Anthony Hamilton, Stevie Wonder, John Legend Aretha Franklin and many more. These four all have amazing songs to uplift the community. Independent artists will be needed to be the future dope guests of presidents. What part of your messages attract them?
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