Opinions and thought leadership

Pausing our collective urge to Ted Lasso

Pausing our collective urge to Ted Lasso

Please, I beg of you, not so fast.

What brands can learn from the Tokyo Olympics about reaching Black Americans

What brands can learn from the Tokyo Olympics about reaching Black Americans

A post-Olympic lens.

How new-school influencers shaped the legacy of the Met Gala

How new-school influencers shaped the legacy of the Met Gala

Today's social media influencer plays a unique role from people with influence in the past.

What ‘general market?’ Getting Hispanic marketing right is critical for US brands

What ‘general market?’ Getting Hispanic marketing right is critical for US brands

With more than 60 million Hispanics and growing, the United States is undergoing a cultural shift brands cannot ignore.

We don’t care what you call Hispanic Heritage Month

We don’t care what you call Hispanic Heritage Month

We care that you “celebrate it” (and us) by doing something meaningful.

So, you want to work with athlete influencers?

So, you want to work with athlete influencers?

Gear up for a wild ride.

I was a young ad exec working in Midtown when the planes hit

I was a young ad exec working in Midtown when the planes hit

Here are a few life lessons I carry 20 years later.

Why keeping Hotels.com’s mascot was Captain Obvious for Tombras

Why keeping Hotels.com’s mascot was Captain Obvious for Tombras

Well-nurtured fluent devices get more effective over time and reinforce positive mental associations with brands.

New York will never forget

New York will never forget

9/11 was a lesson in responding to crises we never knew we’d face in 2020.

Embracing creative technology

Embracing creative technology

The creative industry is evolving, and tech and data are becoming a competitive advantage for forward-thinking marketers.

Modern brand

When designing for a global audience, think small

When designing for a global audience, think small

Digital experiences must be localized to convey that a brand is meeting people exactly where they are — wherever in the world that may be.

Cultivating the full-stack marketer

Cultivating the full-stack marketer

The importance of performance storytelling.

Athletes are people too

Athletes are people too

Focus on humanizing instead of idolizing

Provocative Minds

An experiential beer? Yes please!

An experiential beer? Yes please!

Making experiences useful and beneficial is how meaningful engagement occurs.

Home alone: lost and found in New York

Home alone: lost and found in New York

The story of a trip on home turf to nowhere to reignite inspiration.

Creative champions: Winning hearts, minds and awards in OOH

Creative champions: Winning hearts, minds and awards in OOH

Brave ideas capture people’s attention and demand a response, because they simply can’t be ignored.

People and Culture

To make real change, agencies must commit to a cause

To make real change, agencies must commit to a cause

Agencies should be defined by the causes they support as much as the clients they represent — maybe more so.

I Pledge Allegiance…

I Pledge Allegiance…

In this nation of immigrants, we are now two more resolute citizens determined to fight for our country and intent on living the American dream.

How can you tell a diverse story without diverse storytellers?

How can you tell a diverse story without diverse storytellers?

Many of us are overlooking people with neurodifferences.

Media

Live event broadcasting in 2022

Live event broadcasting in 2022

The 5 key components CMOs must know.

What we learned from a year of working with attention metrics

What we learned from a year of working with attention metrics

We already knew attention mattered. This year, we discovered just how much.

Dump Your Demos

Dump Your Demos

Why assumptions are killing campaigns.

Technology

Courtship 101: What agencies wish ad tech knew

Courtship 101: What agencies wish ad tech knew

We are all in this together to bring clients the best, most efficient and effective results.

Breaking down US antitrust bills against Big Tech

Breaking down US antitrust bills against Big Tech

Why Washington turned on Big Tech, and what it means for the future.

Publishers: it’s on us

Publishers: it’s on us

It’s time for us to lead the narrative around the future of the open web.

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