To fix adland's morale problem, start with the work

If we want morale to get better, a great place to start would be getting over TV commercials, writes the co-founder and chief creative officer of Walrus.

Not just the White House: Female agency leaders practice the art of 'amplification'

Women at top agencies use an Executive Branch technique to get their ideas and opinions heard.

Drunks, tyrants and bullies: Tales of horrible ad bosses

There are some amazing leaders in the advertising world. These stories are not about them.

Forget mentors. What you need is an advocate

They take a lot more work to find, but for career advancement, there's no comparison.

JWT's Tamara Ingram on leadership in a time of crisis

How to focus a team on the future without denying its past.

John Boiler: 5 things I've learned about leadership

Self-awareness is the No. 1 superpower of great leaders, writes the founder and CEO of 72andSunny.

Lisa Donohue: 5 things I've learned about leadership

I was told early on that media was not a leadership role within the agency, but that was where I found my passion, writes Starcom's global brand president.

Joyce King Thomas: 5 things I've learned about leadership

To be a great leader, you need to be brave, supportive and show people you care, writes the chairman, chief creative officer of McCannXBC.

The curious case of Lori Senecal

CP+B's first global CEO is a powerful woman in an industry desperate for more. So why isn't she being celebrated?

Marc Strachan: 5 things I've learned about leadership

My leadership style has been shaped by my experiences, my personality and my purpose, writes Diageo North America's VP of corporate relations and constituent affairs.

Q&A: Wendy Clark on inspiring your pitch team

"I'm there every hour that anyone is there," says the North America CEO of DDB Worldwide.

Nancy Hill: 5 things I've learned about leadership

It's important to learn from each and every one of your bosses, even the bad ones, writes the president and CEO of 4A's

Ad industry morale drops 36% from 2015, says Campaign US survey

Nearly half of employees now suffer from low morale, and 63% of those workers are job hunting

From 'sociopathic partners' to 'age discrimination': What's causing adland's morale problem?

We asked respondents to our Second Annual Morale Survey to share the reasons behind their mood. Here's what they said.


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