Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning, a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle, when the sun comes up, you’d better be running.
Do people in The Netherlands know who the cheetahs are? What are they doing and where to find them?
Marlon Parker (@marlonparker) asked people in the streets of Amsterdam what they know about cheetahs. (of course Marlon does this on his own unique way…)
This Friday you can meet the Cheetahs. Get your tickets here.
17 minutes and 52 seconds. That’s all it takes to watch this video. Trust me: do it!
Economist George Ayittey sees Africa’s future as a fight between Hippos — complacent, greedy bureaucrats wallowing in the muck — and Cheetahs, the fast-moving, entrepreneurial leaders and citizens who will rebuild Africa.
Link to this TED talk.