Category: Negotiations

PRO TIPS FOR NEW BUSINESS & GROWTH

There are some fundamental building blocks for consistently winning new business, driving results, growing revenue, building more successful relationships and improving your ‘batting average’. I have attached some of the actual Pro Tips I have found that have given me amazing results, multiple wins and generated millions of dollars over …

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Chemistry is critical to New Business & Growth

I have long believed that Agencies can enhance their odds of winning new business exponentially by ‘profiling’ their new business prospects and leaders correctly. All members of an Agency’s new business team need to understand how to identify different profiles, how to build trust with each one, and most importantly, …

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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 Advertising Agencies must create Powerful Business & Marketing Plans

One of the first things I have always done, for both my own new clients or the Agencies for whom I have worked, was to start creating high impact Business and Marketing Plans for them. Although I have been in the Advertising, Digital, PR and Direct space for over 30 …

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Secret Tips of responding to RFIs & RFPs

Before I kick off with some of the tips and secrets of how I have been responding to Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposals (RFP)  I’d like to start with my definition of both, so we can all start on the ‘same page’. Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and …

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Winning New Business in 2018

Having worked in the Advertising Industry since 1985, I thought I would take my crystal ball out, and reveal my thoughts on how to build a winning New Business Program in 2018 and beyond. A highly successful New Business program is critical for every agency, entrepreneur or Marketer in the …

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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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EVERY ADVERTISING AGENCY AND CEO NEEDS TO USE TWITTER IN 2018

As I have often stated, Twitter’s greatest strength over every other social networks today is its ability to transmit the latest breaking news, wins, gains, mergers and takeovers instantly and in real-time. Supplying real time information, results, images and video worldwide is critical in 2018. Even Cable TV and Mainstream media …

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8 NEGOTIATION TACTICS THAT WON ME THE BEST DEALS WITH CLIENTS

I thought I would share one of my favorite, but rarely discussed topics in the news, media and with other senior Advertising and Marketing leaders today. In fact, I thought I would outline some of the key findings that have been responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars in advertising …

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