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Planning to Meet Next Year's Challenges

Planning to Meet This Year's Challenges

Second Wind
1/3/2022

Another year came racing to a close. It’s time ...

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New Year’s Resolutions… or Mere Wishes?

Beth James
12/30/2021

I had an interesting, and inspiring, discussion while dining with ...

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Seven Essential Strategies for Your Agency in the New Year

Second Wind
12/27/2021

Another year has come and gone: now it’s time ...

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Growing an Agency All Comes Down to This…

Second Wind
12/22/2021

A number of years ago, AdAge ran a great article ...

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I Know Where I'm Going…

Second Wind
11/2/2021

Working in a service industry like ours requires a clear ...

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The Perfect Complement: Finding the Right Partner Is About Balance

Deborah Budd
10/6/2021

Advertising agencies are usually fun places to work. They are ...

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Manage Uncontrolled Growth

How Do You Manage Uncontrolled Growth?

Deborah Budd
9/15/2021

We should all have such a problem, right? Yet it ...

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Open Books Test

Second Wind
9/6/2021

In our opinion, there was nothing more dreaded in college ...

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Are You Strong Enough?

Second Wind
8/4/2021

Do you ever pause for a moment in your busy ...

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The ROI of Trust: The HR Benefits of High-Trust Organizations

Deborah Budd
5/17/2021

As you set your advertising agency’s culture goals, it ...

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Are You a Boss or a Leader?

Deborah Budd
4/15/2021

What comes to mind when I say the word “boss ...

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Planning to Hire: Assessing Talent Needs, Budgets and Recruiting To-Dos

Deborah Budd
3/29/2021

For most smaller advertising agencies and marketing firms, hiring is ...

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Should Your Successor Be Just Like You?

Deborah Budd
3/25/2021

Letting go of your baby is part of the succession ...

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You Need a Successor

To Have a Succession Plan, You Need a Successor

Deborah Budd
3/11/2021

Many an ad agency owner flies solo all through his ...

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Is There An Ideal Mix Of Accounts In Your Agency

Second Wind
2/9/2021

It’s a good question: most agencies have an account ...

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What's the Plan? Agency Business Planning

Second Wind
1/19/2021

I remember well how, as each year waned, my agency ...

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Reflections on Leading a Team During a Crisis

Kimberly Kane
1/14/2021

Some of my earliest memories include running on the beach ...

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To Ask or Not To Ask for Forgiveness (for the PPP)

Jessica Butler
12/7/2020

This year has been one for the books, for many ...

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Bye, Bye Love: How to Retire and Pass on Your Wisdom

Bye, Bye Love: How to Retire and Pass on Your Wisdom

Second Wind
11/4/2020

As soon as you determine your end date for leaving ...

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What’s Your Core Competency? Simplify to Grow

Deborah Budd
9/9/2020

Claiming an area of focus has long been an advertising ...

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