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Altho we represent some of the most talented communicators in Christendom ... well, we actually have something to say ourselves. We may be slightly prejudiced but we like to think we have some very astute, and creative, thinkers at Ambassador. Here's what's been on their minds most recently. Oh--feel free to post a comment too ... in fact, we'd love to hear what you think as well!

Are You Ready For Some Football?

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2009
  • J.C. Colón
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The college football season arrives this week in all its glory. Marching bands, cheerleaders, and players - eager to hit anybody wearing a different uniform.

The Commish

As a diehard football fan, I get fired up when I smell the aroma of a pre-game BBQ and upon entering the stadium, the familiar smell of freshly mown grass.

Millions of football fans fill the stadiums of college and pro teams all over the country in order to cheer on their favorite team.  There's no question that football fans are the most intense of any sport, and if you've been to one of ...

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One for One!

  • Tuesday, August 25, 2009
  • Evelyn Gibson
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While Blake Mycoskie was traveling in Argentina he noted that children were suffering diseases picked up on their feet because they had no shoes.  That simple observation was the genesis of TOMS Shoes and this simple business model:  "For every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of shoes to a child in need."

You'll see their statement on the back of every shoe bag from TOMS.  And Blake has followed through on his promise with thousands of children in developing countries receiving shoes - including my adopted country of Ethiopia where children suffer from a disease called "Podo ...

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Don Hewitt Had It Right

  • Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Jim Sanders
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I was saddened to hear of Don Hewitt's passing this week.  60 Minutes has been a staple in our home as long as I can remember.  His thumbprint is all over that broadcast, and just this week I understood why it is such a powerful broadcast tool that's lasted these four decades.

In a retrospective piece shot just a few years ago, the interviewer asked Hewitt to explain his success.

"It's simple," he said. "Every kid knows it.  Just four words: Tell me a story."

Tell me a story!  He was exactly right, of course.  No television ...

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