Transformation: easy to talk about, harder to do

How confident are you in your organization's ability to navigate into the future?

Yesterday I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the 4A’s first Agency Transformation Roundtable held in Philadelphia. I know what you’re thinking. “Oh, no, we’re not going to talk about this again, are we? Not another session/panel/conference/presentation about getting digital, changing processes, reinventing our business. Can’t we just get back to telling […]


Erik Proulx, documenting and inspiring personal re-invention

I’ve been watching Erik Proulx reinvent himself for the last year and a half.  In that time he’s gone from a laid off copywriter, to an advocate for the many advertising professionals who lost their jobs, to a promising documentary filmmaker.  He’s become a blogger, a public speaker, and perhaps most importantly a source of […]


Four ways to stimulate good ideas courtesy of Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson’s new book, Where Good Ideas Come From, may be filled with obvious truths – cities breed creativity, ideas are just networks of other ideas, work environments play an important role in stimulating breakthroughs – but the way he explains them and the examples he offers – a neonatal incubator assembled from readily available […]