“Playing Big Bird is one of the most joyous things of my life.”
Caroll Spinney is a capitalist hero.
You probably know him as Big Bird. Or Oscar the Grouch.
Although you would not be able to pick him out of a line-up, Spinney has for fives decades transformed the way children learn, explore, and grow.
Those children, in turn, have become better — and more caring — husbands and wives, business and civic leaders, and members of their communities.
And since culture deeply informs business, from a small studio in Astoria, a guy dressed up like a bird-inspired generations of American innovation.
To foster greatness, stop talking about bitcoin. Start talking about Big Bird.