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The R-Word: One Simple Solution to Cut Through Complexity

The R-Word: One Simple Solution to Cut Through Complexity
adage.com — Ad agencies and holding companies live in a time of confusion. Media fragmentation, digital disruption, warp-speed technological advances, big data, pricing pressures, programmatic, yada yada, etc., etc., so forth and so on. You know the spiel. The future is a scary place and it just might be run by robots.

Baby, Come Back! One Quick Fix for Cable and Satellite

Baby, Come Back! One Quick Fix for Cable and Satellite
adage.com — You almost have to feel bad for cable and satellite companies. They're repeatedly getting into bruising battles with content providers. They're falling prey to the very fragmentation they've helped to start. And they're facing a slew of new competition as players from Sony to Netflix infringe on their turf.

Let's Not Mourn the Twilight of the Advertising Alpha Male

Let's Not Mourn the Twilight of the Advertising Alpha Male
adage.com — Just over a week ago, I saw something amazing at the 4A's Transformation conference in Miami. I know. Already, you think I'm lying. What possibly could have been amazing at an industry conference? The $10 stale breakfast sandwich at the Loews coffee shop? The not-so-subtle sales and PR pitches from a few too many panel participants?

My First Post - An Unexpected Problem in the Yucatan

cajuntraveler.net — I never thought that I would be writing about this on my first ever travel blog post. I considered leaving this part of my journey out, however, I have always told myself if I'm finally going to start a travel blog, it will be honest, raw, and comprehensive. So here goes...

Nancy Hill Challenges Agency CEOs on Diversity, Gender

Nancy Hill Challenges Agency CEOs on Diversity, Gender
adage.com — 4A's Conference "Will she or won't she?" was the question of the morning at the 4A's annual Transformation conference, which began today in Miami. Attendees wondered whether 4A's President-CEO Nancy Hill would use her opening remarks to address the gender and diversity issues raised by the lawsuit against WPP and J.

Think Twice Before Firing All Those Middle Managers

Think Twice Before Firing All Those Middle Managers
adage.com — You work in an industry with fairly slim profit margins. It's labor intensive and most of the work can't be done by machines or outsourced to foreign countries. People are expensive. So when crunch time comes -- a couple of bad quarters at your company or a recession that socks the entire sector -- it's people that get cut.

The Elephant in the Industry

The Elephant in the Industry
adage.com — The Story Behind Our March 21 Cover The following Editor's Letter appears in the March 21 print edition of Advertising Age. What you're holding in your hands is Advertising Age's Talent Issue, featuring our impressive 40 Under 40 honorees. You'll find the 40 Under 40 package on p.

Women Quote Trump's Views on Women in Ad From Republican Group

Women Quote Trump's Views on Women in Ad From Republican Group
creativity-online.com — During the last presidential election, Democratic strategists got a great deal of mileage out of the "War on Women" they accused Republicans of waging. This time around, Our Principles PAC, a Republican group, is doing something similar to Donald Trump.

See the Spot: Women Quote Trump's Views on Women

See the Spot: Women Quote Trump's Views on Women
adage.com — Ad Created by Republican PAC During the last presidential election, Democratic strategists got a great deal of mileage out of the "War on Women" they accused Republicans of waging. This time around, Our Principles PAC, a Republican group, is doing something similar to Donald Trump.

The World Doesn't Need Another 800 Words About Donald Trump

The World Doesn't Need Another 800 Words About Donald Trump
adage.com — This is a Trump-free zone. I know that this is the political issue of Ad Age, but after editing the rest of the stories and after another week of nonstop Donald J. Trump coverage, I just can't.
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RT @MarkAgee: I like to think these bears were supposed to meet for lunch but one got the wrong park pic.twitter.com/OV7GCloNBv

May 02, 2016

Our annual Agency Report has more useful data than you can shake a stick at. (If you're the stick-shaking sort) adage.com/article/agenci…

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@junodemelo Alternate response: "I don't like that much cheese on my tacos."


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