Octopuses Punch Fish in Spite
Researchers discovered that an octopus might punch a fish when both are hunting, but for no real reason other than spite. It’s legit! There’s even videos of these ocean thugs knocking innocent little fish in the head just because they can.
You may be wondering, what the heck does this have to do with marketing? Well, there’s a good chance that you learned something new today – because really, how often do people talk about one of the biggest bullies in the seven seas?
As marketers, we have to learn new things every single day to keep up with the industry, especially in terms of digital media. Why? Because in our world, things can change by the hour – if we aren’t always a few steps ahead, it’s easy to fall behind quick and never catch up.
Think about your significant other or a long-time friend. People change constantly, and you have a choice – you can either stay focused on who they were when you first met them, or you continuously fall in love with all the new things you learn about them as they grow. When you choose the latter, you’ll start to notice your curiosity expand more, and you’ll ultimately grow and evolve yourself.
That’s what we do here at DiAndrea Media. We stay on top by falling in love with all the new things we find verses getting stuck in the way something once was. We remain forever curious.
It may be cliché’, but there’s so much truth in the phrase that ‘knowledge is power’. Staying abreast of emerging trends can be the make it or break it for our own company, and more importantly, for our clients. We don’t just follow the future of marketing – we look ahead for every client we serve.
People change constantly, marketing tools and methods change constantly – the entire world changes constantly. It’s a fact of life. That means that your business and industry will change, too. That’s why it’s imperative to never stop learning. Never lose that curiosity. Actively search for new things and be an industry leader rather than trying to catch a train that’s already left the station.
If you follow this advice, then you’ll be the one to teach all your friends about things like angry octopuses sucker punching innocent little fish.