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In a noisy world like ours, you don't just want to be the best of the best. You want to be the only one who does what you do. Today on the show, we explore the need to zig when others zag -- the need to own some white space and be original rather than incrementally beat others who do something similar.
First, we talk about penguins. Because, I mean...penguins. Then we go outside the echo chamber for some tropical house music from DJ Viceroy. Then we hear the story of writer and marketer Finn Dowling of the Humane Society of Silicon Valley, as well as Eddie the Terrible -- a tiny dog at the shelter that got some big internet fame, all because of one very hilarious blog post.
LINKS TO KNOW:
Far Side penguin comic: goo.gl/WuhnTk
Viceroy's music: @viceroymusic
Viceroy's site: www.viceroymusic.com/
Eddie the Terrible blog post: hssvacc.blogspot.com/2014/12/a-full…e-reasons.html
Jay's Twitter: twitter.com/jayacunzo
Jay's Snapchat: snapchat.com/add/jayacunzo
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