Obama managed to energise a nation and most of the western world into believing that change was possible, against a background of collapsing markets, war, strife, bigotry and overall disillusionment with the way the US came to be perceived after 8 years of George Bush.
Seth Godin is about to change the lives of some lucky people. Very soon. The details are here.
Even just applying for this is enough of a paradigm shift, for most people.
January is round the corner. New York City, for some people, is going to become the promised land.
New year and new directions beckon like no other year.