ESCO Digital — We work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them — one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

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'How to have better political conversations'

What could we do to connect with our political counterparts?
— Robb Willer

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. 

No. 44 comes from Robb Willer, a social psychologist and TEDxMarin speaker. This line from Willer's powerful 'How to have better political conversations' talk spoke to us—especially given the polarization in our country today. 

Listen at ted.com.

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Creative Mornings

I basically came here to deceive you this morning.
— Harris III

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. 

We loved this strong opening line from Harris III, an illusionist who clearly knows how to entice the audience with a compelling sound bite.

Watch more at creativemornings.com.

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From janitor to Grammy nominations

I get up everyday and I get to make art. And I don’t take that for granted.
— John Forté

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

No.42 comes from John Forté, a musician who reflects on humility and the lessons he's learned from being a Grammy-nominated artist to cleaning out the trash in a federal prison. 

Watch more at creativemornings.com.

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What Hugo El Cojo Felíz learned from cancer

We can use comedy as a weapon to become better people.
— Hugo El Cojo Felíz

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

No. 41 is brought to us by Hugo El Cojo Felíz, a comedian who explains how comedy helped him during his experiences with cancer by laughing at something that is broken.

Watch more at creativemornings.com.

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Jane Fonda's wisdom

You’re born, you peak at midlife and decline into decrepitude.
— Jane Fonda

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

No. 40 is a rethinking of aging in the last three decades of life. Jane Fonda, actress and activist, asks us to instead view aging as a staircase into wisdom, wholeness, and authenticity. A bit more to look forward to, no?

Find more of Jane's wisdom at ted.com.

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Happy Planet Index

I believe that we can all create a world we all want, where happiness does not cost the earth.
— Nic Marks

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

What a powerful statement by statistician Nic Marks, who, during this TEDGlobal talk, introduces the Happy Planet Index. This reimagining of the GDP represents a more accurate calculation of what makes life worthwhile.

Learn more at ted.com.

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Creative Pep Talk

When I was a kid, I felt like a penguin in a pigeon’s world...Everybody else just seemed to fly with ease, and I was just a chubby awkward thing, bumbling around.
— Andy J. Miller

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. 

No. 38 comes from Andy J. Miller, a verbal and visual illustrator, and creator of the podcast Creative Pep Talk. At the start of his CreativeMornings Louisville talk, Miller spent a solid three minutes getting buy-in from the audience—which we loved—and continued to deliver an effective and moving speech on the challenges of being a creative in today's society. 

Listen to the full talk at creativemornings.com.

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Antisocial phone tricks

Our reality right now is less interesting than the story we’re going to tell about it later.
— Renny Gleeson

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. 

No. 37 comes from social strategist Renny Gleeson. During his TED talk 'Our antisocial phone tricks', Gleeson speaks on the rise of a culture of availability in our always-on social world. 

Answer this: How many of you hear a text ping and immediately dive for your phones—even when you're in the middle of a conversation?

This talk is for you. (And, for the record, me, too.)

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Jessica Jackley of Kiva.org

The best way to be inspired to try is to stop and to listen to someone else’s story.
— Jessica Jackley

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

No. 36 is from Jessica Jackley, co-founder of the micro-lending Kiva.org. In her Ted Talk, she speaks about her desire to help eliminate poverty by enabling entrepreneurship. This is a line all Wall Street bros should hear.

Hear more at ted.com.

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Adam Kilbourn on following your dreams

Figure out what you want to do in life, or life will figure it out for you.
— Adam Kilbourn

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

Adam Kilbourn wasn't always a film producer - he majored in finance and successfully sold insurance for eight years before he decided to pursue his passion for film. His talk on Creative Mornings inspires us to follow our dreams.

Watch more at creativemornings.com.

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J.K. Rowling's Harvard commencement speech

Failure taught me things about myself that I could have learned no other way. I discovered that I had a strong will, and more discipline than I had suspected; I also found out that I had friends whose value was truly above the price of rubies.
— J.K. Rowling

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

No. 34 comes from J.K. Rowling's Harvard commencement speech 'The fringe benefits of failure' where she looked out to the crowd and "convince[d herself] that [she was] at the world’s largest Gryffindor reunion. 

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Building his grandmother's casket

It’s hard to know what to say. You’ve already had to say, ‘Grandmother, your casket is ready.’
— Michael Yates

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. 

No. 33 comes from designer and woodworker Michael Yates, whose grandmother asked him to build her casket. In his CreativeMornings New York talk 'A Special Request', Yates shares a story on reflection, mortality, and the wildest, most unexpected gifts. 

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TED@BCG Paris

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. Here's number 32. 

What do we have to do to make sure that our company lasts 100 years?
— Martin Reeves

In his TED@BCG Paris talk, Martin Reeves delivers the talk 'How to build a business that lasts 100 years' and shares insight to building resilient businesses in the face of change. Listen at ted.com.

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Sisonke Msimang's TEDWomen talk

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. Here's number 31. 

We live in a time where we are witnessing the decline of facts, when emotions rule and analysis, it’s kind of boring, right?
— Sisonke Msimang

Writer and activist Sisonke Msimang delivered a brilliant TEDWomen 2016 talk titled "If a story moves you, act on it." Listen at ted.com.

What sound bites stood out to you?

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Bravo, Simon Sinek

When we felt safe amongst our own, the natural reaction was trust and cooperation.
— Simon Sinek

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

Simon Sinek, author and leadership expert, brings us no. 30 through his Ted Talk on leadership. He believes that the feeling of trust can be traced by to a Paleolithic era necessity where humans felt safe within a tribe because they knew someone was watching their back. How safe do you feel in your workplace? Do you think your boss would protect you from a saber-tooth tiger?

Get more insight at ted.com.

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Young activists at TEDxTeen

Anonymous extraordinaries are people who work selflessly and vigorously for what they believe in. People who are motivated by conviction and not recognition.
— Natalie Warne

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression.

Natalie Warne, a young activist, brought us no. 29's motivational TEDxTeen Talk. At the age of 18, she postponed college in order to work tirelessly as an intern for the Invisible Children movement. We should all learn from her insightful story.

Watch her speech at ted.com.

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Start with the question "Why?"

At ESCO Digital we work with individuals and clients to boil down their message into a single sound bite. For 2017 we're excited to share with you 365 of them—one sound bite each day that effectively conveys a message and leaves a lasting impression. Here's number 26. 

People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it.
— Simon Sinek

In his TEDTalk 'How great leaders inspire action', leadership expert Simon Sinek outlined a powerful model for leadership: Start with the question 'Why?'. Listen to the full talk at ted.com, and let us know what sound bites leave a lasting impression.