2011 is now almost over, and what an intense year. Two books, a ton of articles, helping several companies refine their new media strategies...and quite a lot of new trends to analyze.
But now it's Christmas, so lets put all that aside for a couple of days and just relax. Here is a little something to get you into the right Christmas spirit:
This first video is a great John Lewis ad:
This second video is for those who are stressed out by everything Christmas, being over worked, continual financial turmoil and all the other things that can keep you on-edge. You need to disconnect. Go to a place where none of that matters.
I did this a couple of days ago and made this video:
And if you are still not ready for Christmas, these deers will certainly do it. I recorded it back in 2009, but worth repeating.
Merry Christmas Everyone!
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