Category: Innovation

MY PRO TIPS TO AWAKEN YOUR INNER HUNTER IN 2018

Living in the Internet and Mobile Age means we all live in a time of unprecedented speed, innovation and change. If you want to thrive, excel and be high performer in New Business and building Ad Agencies today, you must move beyond the traditional ‘farmer’ mindset. This is how most …

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HOW TO BUILD TRUST & INFLUENCE WITH YOUR CLIENTS

One thing I have learned over the past 25 years in marketing, advertising and communications is, nothing erodes personal credibility faster than a lack of trust. If you want people to show up daily, and do amazing work, you need to create a culture fueled by trust. As a leader, you …

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HOW TO GAIN MORE INFLUENCE AND BE A THOUGHT LEADER

  If you’re a marketing expert, speaker, singer, business executive, company leader, author, entrepreneur, ‘thought leadership’ matters to you! In fact, thought leaders come in every shape and size, they do come from any background or community and they can be any age, gender or ethnicity too! Your target audience …

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How to prepare for a stronger New Business program in 2018

With approximately 45 days until 2018, I think it is important to review your results from this past year so you can close out 2017 on a high and prepare yourself for an even bigger and more successful 2018. Too often in Advertising Agency land, I have seen many agencies …

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YOUR BEST ACCOUNTS ARE YOUR CURRENT CLIENTS

There has never been a better time than right now, to nurture and love the existing relationships you already have with your clients and customers. In fact,  it’s a crucial part of growing a successful business in today’s business environment. In age of The Internet, automation and innovation, caring for …

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HOW TO WIN HIGH-END CLIENTS AND BRANDS?

Having pondered this question daily for over two decades, I know the answer contains many layers of strategies, tactics and persistence to achieve a level of competency and high performance. The key phrase is ‘high performance’, not just have an occasional peak performance or outstanding game once each season BUT, …

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PITCHING TO WIN AMAZING CLIENTS & BRANDS

What separates the winners from the losers when pitching a great client if you are an Advertising Agency? There are several key factors why clients most commonly don’t hire an agency after the pitch! Here is a great summary of the best tips I can share after 25 years of …

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Business Development is a ZERO-SUM Game

  If you’re an Advertising Agency, Digital Agency, PR Company, etc. – to be successful in new business development today, you must play a ZERO-SUM game. By that I mean, building partnerships and client relationships in a fundamentally different kind of way – one that gives the potential to GROW …

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BIG VS. SMALL?

  Having worked for Multinational Advertising Agencies in Manhattan, San Francisco, Sydney, Australia, Wellington, NZ, Taipei, Taiwan, etc. as well as small independent agencies –  I have experienced the Pro’s and Con’s in both big and small agency  environments. When I began my career in advertising, I viewed working at Multinational Ad …

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