Who we´ve got to know in 2020

Who we´ve got to know in 2020

#GetToKnow: a series where we highlighted different AMIN professionals during this year. Check it ou

AMIN is a network formed by… people. Not only marketeers, strategists or creatives. Our network have people from different countries, with different thoughts. And that is what makes it so powerful! Below you can see some of the people who passed through AMIN’s social networks during this year. Discover the quotes they shared to feed our thoughts

1.Andrea Berki-Nnuji, VP, Analytics at Crowley Webb and Associates

“The capacity to learn is a gift; the ability to learn is a skill; the willingness to learn is a choice.”
~ Brian Herbert

2. Biagio Patti, SVP, Media Director at Crowley Webb and Associates

“Where else would you rather be than right here, right now?” – Marv Levy (former Buffalo Bills head coach)

3. Ieva Pūķe, Strategist at Bounce advertising agency

Never stop exploring!

4. Gita Cīrule-Ostvalde, CEO at Bounce advertising agency

“When you believe you can – you can.” /Maxwell Maltz/

5. Julia Santalucia, Content&Comms Manager at ComOn and Content Manager at AMIN Worldwide. 

“Writing saves our lives. When everything else fails, we can always turn to the narrative world.” – Rosa Montero

6. Inês Carvalho, Team Managing Director at ComOn

“It has been said that astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human conceits than this distant image of our tiny world. To me, it underscores our responsibility to deal more kindly with one another, and to preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” – Carl Sagan, Pale Blue Dot, 1990.

7. Megumi Okazaki, Strategic Account Director at Custom Media

“Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.” —Donatella Versace

8. Jody Pang, Strategic Account Director at Custom Media

“Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything.” —George Lois

9. Rita Anand, Sr. Media Specialist at Planit

“We are drawn to leaders and organizations that are good at communicating what they believe. Their ability to make us feel like we belong, to make us feel special, safe and not alone is part of what gives them the ability to inspire us.” — Simon Sinek, Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action

10. Holly Schmittle, HR Director at Planit

“For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.” -Cynthia Occelli

11. Arnaud Debane, founder of Elson China

計劃趕不上變化 (Jìhuà gǎnbushàng biànhuà)
Literally: “Plan can’t keep up with changes” – In other words, “no matter how well you plan, your plan can’t match the speed of change”. I found this quote fitted very well when doing business in China where situations are constantly changing… And who doesn’t relate to that in 2020?

12. Kunal Sinha, Head of Account Planning at Onads Communications

“It takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” – The Red Queen, in Alice in Wonderland and Through the looking Glass, by Lewis Carroll.

[ Aaron Jarosh, Creative Director at Bailey Lauerman, and  Juan Jose Valera, Planning Director at Bailey Lauerman didn´t send quotes for thought, but we thank them anyway! ]