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People are the Key to Better Workflow

Why People Are the Key to Better Workflow

Dawn Travelstead
5/6/2019

Now more than ever, efficient workflow is critical to the success of an agency. Without it, even the most creative firm may find itself in ...

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Make Green Behavior a Year-Round Effort

Make Green Behavior a Year-Round Effort

Deborah Budd
4/17/2019

Whether or not you believe in climate change or global warming, there is no denying that the human species generates mega-tons of waste and pollutants ...

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Changing Your Culture

Changing Your Culture Is Like Pushing Water Uphill…

Deborah Budd
3/6/2019

Culture is a huge buzzword among businesses aspiring to grow. Aficionados in the ad agency and marketing professions were early adopters of the use of ...

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Reversing the Polarity

Reversing the Polarity: Managing Workplace Change Resistance

Deborah Budd
10/24/2018

I recently read Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind, a 2012 social psychology book examining human moral foundations, and how people’s differences in prioritizing ...

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Diversity Goals

Meet Diversity Goals Through Bias Disruption

Deborah Budd
10/18/2018

Following a viral incident in which two black men were arrested because they hadn’t placed an order while waiting to meet a business associate ...

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Culture Club

Culture Club: One Dozen Steps to Great Agency Culture

Second Wind
8/7/2018

No industry, except perhaps the dot-coms of yore, ever paid as much lip service to office culture than the advertising and design industry. There have ...

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Adventures in Procedural Inertia

Yes, We Have No Bananas… Adventures in Procedural Inertia

Deborah Budd
7/25/2018

Business policies often seem carved in stone… and some of the most deeply carved policies have been around so long, no one actually remembers who ...

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Death of Paper Trail

Death of the Paper Trail (And Why System Must Replace It)

Deborah Budd
4/18/2018

There was a time not so many years ago when digital agency management systems (AMS) were poorly designed at best, leaving most smaller agencies to ...

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