All the President’s Pens
Technology’s impact on correspondence with the Commander in Chief
When you think about how you communicate with people now as opposed to the “dark ages” before the Internet, you’re probably struck with a mix of nostalgia and relief.
Our presidents probably feel the same way.
For President’s Day, we did some digging into the evolution of communications and how they’ve impacted the way government — in particular, the Oval Office, talks with the public.
No matter the medium or the method, people are always going to want to share their thoughts, ideas, opinions and insights with their leaders — all the way up to the president. As a local leader, learning from the innovation and adaptability of presidents like FDR and Barack Obama can help you build trust among community members.
So take heart, and take plenty of cues from the White House. Just maybe draw the line at accepting cosmetic advice from an 11-year-old stranger.
Originally published on 2/16/15 at http://mindmixer.com/2015/02/infographic-all-the-presidents-pens/