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Just National Rail? Or a National Fail?

I was on a train heading down to Kent a while back with a couple of mates. We were heading down for an early shuttle the next day to Amsterdam for a mates stag do. We were full of excitement. … Continue reading

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Do’s and DONT’S

How many times have you been told the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ of something? A few more times at work than at home I’d hope. From a presentation for some new brand tone of voice, to some HR training. A ‘Do’s … Continue reading

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Ogling at Ogilvy’s book

Ogilvy on Advertising is recommended almost religiously as a literary introduction to my industry. This recommendation is some of the soundest advice I’ve received. Its insightful, (obviously) well-informed, but most of all it gets you excited about the industry. It … Continue reading

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What type of player will you be?

Being new to an industry can allow you the pleasure of being able to look at something for the first time – with fresh eyes. A recent meeting was one of these instances. I started thinking… Nowadays in work, like … Continue reading

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From Sorrell to Sutherland?

The BBC commissioned a program on advertising a while back. Aired after Mad Men of course, cultural commentator Peter York looked back in time, and assessed the ad men of the past. Endless brilliant stories were told. Like the time … Continue reading

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Twitter – A martyr and money-making channel

2010 was a big year for Twitter. Financially, it ended the year with a valuation of $4 billion. Its value jumped more than $300 million in just over a month. Amazingly it also had its first martyr. The imprisonment of … Continue reading

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Growing Up in the CSR

A little confession to open… On my first glance at all those bicycles appearing near stations and London hotspots, I took my hat off to Barclays not Boris. My excuse is going to be that I was in Europe when … Continue reading

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