Dear Younger Me - EVP Executive Creative Director Mat Bisher
Hey dude, I got your weird advice letter thing. How the F did you do that? So bonkers that you sent me a letter from the future. I tried to show it to the fraternity brothers here, but they were raging to the Foo Fighters on the giant slip 'n slide in front of the house.
A few questions:
What did you mean by: "Don’t be such a self centered d*ck. Trust your instincts, but you aren’t always right. Lots of people are much smarter than you, and you can learn loads if you actually care to engage in a real way." I wasn’t following you there.
And what is this: "Ohio is home and home is special but broaden your scope. The world is spectacular and you can fall in love with all of its places and possibilities." Whatever man, the Buckeyes rule!
And this one I’m completely thrown by: "Live your life through your head and your heart. It will be an endless journey to try to find a balance between the two, but in paramount moments using the appropriate combination of the two will move you in the right direction." Ahhhhhh, ok Ghandi.
This one sounds cool except for the hard work part: "Use what talents you possess and have fun. There’s a killer profession out there that feels built just for you. It’s exciting, fun and social, but also challenging and requires hard work to get the most out of it."
I super don’t get this, but if you say so: "This one isn’t advice, but just something to look forward to. You will help create something that you will love more than anything in the world. Yes, more than yourself, Bisher."
Also, this one you are dead wrong about, bro: "Oh, one last thing -- please God don’t go through that burner phase with long greasy hair. It’s a bad look on you. I promise." Whatever, I look awesome dude.