In mei gaan we los met de nieuwe “Realiteittijd” die nu door het leven zal gaan als “Mertabi”, Volop in productie voor een nieuw seizoen van
"Marokkaan geeft rijles", waar hij vorig seizoen +/- 8 miljoen views mee wist te halen. Dit seizoen ondersteunt door NewBeTV en regisseur Ivan Lopez Nunez, is het de bedoeling dat het allemaal naar een next level zal gaan.
Samen Kakhiel behoort Mertabi tot de biko familie en daar ben ik erg blij mee :)
This guy has a tremendous gift. I’m tyring to support him in any way I can, cause I just love his mission for 2014. Beautiful stuff, more @ Adam’s Youtube
Beautiful last words of Gabriel Garcia Marquez
If God, for a second, forgot what I have become and granted me a little bit more of life, I would use it to the best of my ability.
I wouldn’t, possibly, say everything that is in my mind, but I would be more thoughtful l of all I say.
I would give merit to things not for what they are worth, but for what they mean to express.
I would sleep little, I would dream more, because I know that for every minute that we close our eyes, we waste 60 seconds of light.
I would walk while others stop; I would awake while others sleep.
If God would give me a little bit more of life, I would dress in a simple manner, I would place myself in front of the sun, leaving not only my body, but my soul naked at its mercy.
To all men, I would say how mistaken they are when they think that they stop falling in love when they grow old, without knowing that they grow old when they stop falling in love.
I would give wings to children, but I would leave it to them to learn how to fly by themselves.
To old people I would say that death doesn’t arrive when they grow old, but with forgetfulness.
I have learned so much with you all, I have learned that everybody wants to live on top of the mountain, without knowing that true happiness is obtained in the journey taken & the form used to reach the top of the hill.
I have learned that when a newborn baby holds, with its little hand, his father’s finger, it has trapped him for the rest of his life.
I have learned that a man has the right and obligation to look down at another man, only when that man needs help to get up from the ground.
Say always what you feel, not what you think. If I knew that today is the last time that that I am going to see you asleep, I would hug you with all my strength and I would pray to the Lord to let me be the guardian angel of your soul.
If I knew that these are the last moments to see you, I would say “I love you.”
There is always tomorrow, and life gives us another opportunity to do things right, but in case I am wrong, and today is all that is left to me, I would love to tell you how much I love you & that I will never forget you.
Tomorrow is never guaranteed to anyone, young or old. Today could be the last time to see your loved ones, which is why you mustn’t wait; do it today, in case tomorrow never arrives. I am sure you will be sorry you wasted the opportunity today to give a smile, a hug, a kiss, and that you were too busy to grant them their last wish.
Keep your loved ones near you; tell them in their ears and to their faces how much you need them and love them. Love them and treat them well; take your time to tell them “I am sorry,” “forgive me, “please,” “thank you,” and all those loving words you know.
Nobody will know you for your secret thought. Ask the Lord for wisdom and strength to express them.
Show your friends and loved ones how important they are to you.
Send this letter to those you love. If you don’t do it today…tomorrow will be like yesterday, and if you never do it, it doesn’t matter either, the moment to do it is now.
For you, with much love,
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.”
— Seneca (via curiosity-quotes)
Google Naps and our ROI on it
As I was scanning online channels every 2 hours
, to see what our idea of ‘Google Naps’ was doing across the globe, I couldn’t stop from having a gigantic smile across my face. The platform itself isn’t a Silicon Valley-like solution to the world, it’s merely a parody. One that isn’t intended to make any money, just a few smiles on the faces on this planet we call Earth. I started to contemplate myself about the true worth of this. This what I have lying right in front of me right now. Should I do something with it? Expand it? Make it a better working platform seeing so many people react so postively towards it?
I e-mailed a friend of mine (@Boris), a serial entrepreneur, with the question: “What would you do?” The reply I got was: "Ride that wave while it lasts. Jump off in time. :-) ….Hang loose!”
So yeah, that sounds fair….ride it till it’s over.
Because surely there needs to be something of worth that is being exchanged, when there are so many souls writing about it. Bypassing cultural barriers, such as location and language. But what worth does it carry and what is the business calculation called “ROI” on it? Mmmmm…tough question. What can we get from it, before this wave loses it
I mean, we (Kakhiel, Venour and biko) haven’t put a lot of energy into it. Probably around 5 days of concepting, designing, building and putting it into circulation for the world to notice. It cost us only one press release and one good connection, to get the word out. So that would accumulate to an amount of €7500 in costs. We haven’t seen anything in return for it (yet).
My company, biko, focuses on creating the new models in which stories can find their true worth, in social sense but also in financial sense. Realising models which will give the power back to those who create the stories. Letting them reach an audience who can understand their true qualities and is willing to pay for the stories, in any content form we supply the audience with. The ‘Google Naps’story is one, made by our client Kakhiel, a humorist with an anonymous character, similar to Banksy. He came up with the idea, we made sure it was built and sent out to the world in the right manner.
Our ROI doesn’t lie in the direct forms of possible revenue, being made from a platform as such. Our true ROI lies in the learning curve and branding aspect of our client. We’ve created the reason to believe for a lot of parties to see the huge potential that lies within our clients’ story. A story that can touch quite a large audience when all resources are used effectively.
I truly believe that what we’ve earned through this act, will be the knowledge on how to use our surfboard whenever new waves might appear on our horizon. Waves that can hold further forms of worth for our nearby future.
So it might not be a direct ROI, that some of these old modeled managers think of. But quite possibly this will be a way of stepping up our game, and making ourselves prepared whenever a bigger wave comes our way.
Or as this “Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday” kind of expert, Jon Kabat-Zinn, puts it: “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn how to surf”
Some Google Naps adventures from around the world
- NBC TODAY (@45 secs)
…and allot of other international blogs and sites from all around the world.
Some small facts
- approx 14.000 naps have been addesd
- approx 200.000 unique visitors in the first couple of days
Dat de essentie van je bestaansrecht als mens of bedrijf, werkelijk prachtig is om te aanschouwen wanneer het gevonden wordt.
Omdat dutjes doen een mensenrecht is - door Studio Kakhiel x Venour x biko » Google Naps
Axe is druk bezig met het verzamelen van #selfies voor de vrede. Iedere selfie is goed voor 1 euro in de pot, welke uiteindelijk naar het goede doel dient te gaan. Vanuit biko/Het PR Bureau hebben we een aantal van onze goede vrinden bereid gevonden om deze actie podium te bieden. Waar onder andere “The Opposites” toe behoren en met deze selfie een dik bedrag in de pot voor het goede doel wisten te realiseren.
meer info peace.axe.nl
Onze eerste eigen en echte biko videoclip productie. Voor Studio Kakhiel en Top Notch/ UMG deden we de productie van de videoclip “Stem” van Marco Borsato en Gers Pardoel. Veel van de lofzang wbt productie zijn toe te kennen aan onze vrinden van Wefilm als volwaaridg productie partner zijnde.
Maar de meeste lofzang is er dan toch wel voor “Kakhiel” die voor het eerst op de regisseurs stoel plaatsnam en met vlag en wimpel slaagde.