Category: Lessons
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You're Missing Out on 90% of the Jobs

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The Only Networking Tip You'll Ever Need

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4 Quick Portfolio Fixes for Dumb Mistakes

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Why Only 3 Things Matter When Searching for a Job

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What Got You Here, Won't Get You There

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Believe It or Not, This Is the Golden Age of Creative

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The Creative Director's Guide to Killing Creative

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Can You Write 100 Headlines?

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Data is Like Pizza, and Everyone Loves Pizza

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How to Work With an Art Director or Copywriter Partner

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The Differences Between Art Directors and Graphic Designers

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How to Design an Ad Without Knowing How to Design

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I Challenge You to Create an Ad a Day

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The Guide to Every Creative Position

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If You Aren't Special, You Need to Be Now

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Get Me for 15 Minutes, Without Buying Me Coffee

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6 Secrets To Not Screwing Up Your Interview

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Why Your Path to a Big Agency Might Be Through a Small One

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I Reviewed 150 Portfolios in a Day and These Are the 7 Things They Did Wrong

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How Agencies Use Vanity Metrics to Fake Success

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When Everyone Quits, Should You Stay or Leave?

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The One Thing That Makes Good Ideas Great: Insight

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Why Steve Jobs Was Wrong About Creative Inspiration

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Why We Need to Be Romantic About Creative, Not Nostalgic

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Why You're Undercharging for Your Freelance Time

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Don't Just Be First. You Also Need to Be Better.

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"I Thought Of Uber Years Ago" and Why Ideas Alone Are Worthless

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How to Tell if Your Strength is Turning Into Your Weakness

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Why You Should Focus Your Skills Around a Specialty

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Making a Great Ad is Like Telling a Good Joke

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Why Creatives Can't Just Be Creative

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Gary Vee is Right. Patience is the Only Shortcut to Curing Failure.

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How to Be an Intern I'd Hire

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6 Ad Cliches We Hate That Work

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Why Not Everybody Should Like Your Idea

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David Bowie or Jennifer Connelly? How "Labyrinth" is Exactly Like an Ad Agency.

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Being an ACD Is the Worst Creative Position There Is

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Why Annual Reviews Make Me Feel Like an Asshole

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Why You Should Realize Mobile is the Screen that Matters

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Do You Even Deserve a Promotion?

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Asking for a Raise and Negotiating Salary Is the Worst

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Be a Decent Human and Your Boss Will Fight For You

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Why the 3-Year-Itch Will Make You Quit

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4 Secrets to Getting Hired at an Ad Agency

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How to Choose Between Freelance or Full-Time Creative

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The Unspoken Biases Every Ad Agency Shares

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Everything You Need to Make the Perfect Creative Portfolio

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This Copywriter Wrote Over 300 Headlines and Her Creative Director Said None Were the Best