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Too much direction can slay your team's creativity

Too much direction can slay your team's creativity

When the ideas aren't coming, don't over-direct your team. If you have the right people, step back and give them

Dave Buonaguidi replies to 'This is bullshit,' an open letter to adland by a working mom

Dave Buonaguidi replies to 'This is bullshit,' an open letter to adland by a working mom

Dave Buonaguidi, the chief creative officer at Crispin Porter & Bogusky London, replies to the letter writer who took a

In search of sanity: A candid tale of battling mental health in adland

In search of sanity: A candid tale of battling mental health in adland

The ad industry is a Petri dish for breeding mental-health issues, says the strategy partner at Bountiful Cow.

Is it possible to work in advertising and still have a life?

Is it possible to work in advertising and still have a life?

The empty rhetoric of 'work hard, play hard' is falling out of favor--the creative industries need to flex to attract

Q&A: Verizon's first CCO Andrew McKechnie on building in-house creative, brand simplicity and agency collaboration

Q&A: Verizon's first CCO Andrew McKechnie on building in-house creative, brand simplicity and agency collaboration

The telco giant's new creative marketing unit will be "a central hub for excellence" and "innovation," says McKechnie, a former

Leaving the US: What to expect from a job abroad

Leaving the US: What to expect from a job abroad

Those serious about undertaking such an adventure should look beyond the glamour of an exotic move and get practical, writes

Want to win the talent wars? Get ready for the baby boom

Want to win the talent wars? Get ready for the baby boom

Most agencies offer less than 12 weeks of paid maternity leave, few offer paid paternity leave and none offer paid

Purpose. It's not just for millennials.

Purpose. It's not just for millennials.

As a young team, Mike Shine and I tried to write things that mattered. Today, every kid coming out of

Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson: 'Mother of modern advertising' paves way for diversity

Here's to you, Mrs. Robinson: 'Mother of modern advertising' paves way for diversity

Because she was given an opportunity, Phyllis Robinson went on to become "the mother of modern advertising." It's a tale

How I turned bitch into badass

How I turned bitch into badass

In an attempt to be strong, forceful and competitive, I became a stereotype, writes the global strategic planning director at