It’s just a job (right?)

In a recent Ad Week post, Edward Boches writes: “No industry in the world enjoys self-flagellation quite as much as the advertising industry.” It’s so true. Those of us in the creative department are especially fond of this self-flagellation. We complain about the sometimes-long nights (and weekends). We bitch about account teams who just don’t — Read More

Is a fulfilling, creative life possible in advertising?

I came across this essay, “A Short Lesson in Perspective,” by Linds Redding that is so good I’m copying-and-pasting it here (favorite sections bolded by me). It’s not an easy read if you work in advertising, or you’re simply a creative person fighting the demands of business in a world where technology gives us the — Read More