Category: Innovation

Real Estate, Augmented Reality, VR and Technology

Now the iPhone X is out, the doors are wide open for augmented reality (AR)  to march through and stake a claim for itself at the center of our digital lives. Whilst AR glasses and contact lenses are still a couple of years away from adoption, smartphone-enabled augmented reality is …

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WHAT MAKES A GREAT LEADER?

  From unicorns, iconic brands, soldiers, psychologists, athletes and entrepreneurs, all share hard-won insights and wisdom on leadership. Importantly, all offer surprising, nuanced approaches to inspire and empower others to do their very best. They all share the same key characteristics. Importantly most of the truly remarkable leaders worldwide I’ve …

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WHY AD AGENCIES MUST USE EDUCATIONAL MARKETING

The ever-increasing number of online videos, webcasts, newsmercials, magalogs, podcasts, webinars, bookalogs, seminars, DVD’s, CD’s, live streaming events, etc. has increased clutter in the marketplace. This ‘noise’ has forced both online and offline new business, advertising, direct marketing and Public Relations to become even more sophisticated in 2018. I believe, …

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2018 – A PIVOTAL YEAR FOR P &G ‘s MARKETERS AND AD AGENCIES

I recently heard from some friends who work on the P&G business, that P&G is cutting 50% of their existing Ad Agency & Media Companies from their roster in 2018. This is part of their next phase in development and planning. P&G is a global consumer products giant. It sells …

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TRAITS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE AD AGENCIES

For decades I have pondered and considered the common elements, tactics, practices and things the best performing Ad Agencies do consistently to deliver such massive impacts for their clients. Fortuitously, I have had the advantage of working with some of the best advertising and marketing executives in the world. I …

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WHY CHEMISTRY MATTERS WITH WINNING NEW BUSINESS

For the past 25 years, I have always studied, fixated and tried to better understand how to win more new business, win new clients, grow my business and improve my ‘batting average’ for pitching and winning every brand or new account that I pitch for whether in San Francisco, Sydney …

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Why Ad Agencies need to understand Bitcoin & move to cryptocurrencies

While most people, businesses and Ad Agencies are still trying to grasp the concept and technology of Bitcoin or accept Bitcoin payments and its underlying blockchain technology that makes cryptocurrencies (700+ cryptocurrencies). I think Ad Agencies, especially those with global offices and operations should become more progressive and innovate using …

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Agency New Business Trends for 2018

Many agencies, over the past few years, have been tremendously slow to invest in or try more advanced techniques for their sales and business development programs. With digital and mobile technology driving this rapidly changing landscape, I don’t understand why so  many of them have lagged  behind client demand and …

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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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