Category: Lessons
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The 6 Super Secret Tips to Nailing Your Creative Interview

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What Prison and Baseball Can Teach You About Where To Start Your Career

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

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This Agency Ran a Shitty Campaign and Still Looked Like a Success

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The Bright Side When Every Creative Around You Quits

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Nobody Sees the Secret Ingredient Every Great Idea Shares

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Why Steve Jobs Was Wrong About Creative Inspiration

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We Should Be Romantic About Creative, Not Nostalgic About the Mad Men Days

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If Your Time Is Worth Something, Then Charge the Right Amount for Freelance Work

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What Tom Cruise and 1800s America Taught Me About Being First

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"I Thought Of Uber Years Ago" and Other Reasons Your Ideas Are Worthless Without Execution

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Why Hiding Behind Your Strengths Won't Save You in the War Between Art and Data

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One Trick Ponies Are Half Ass Failures

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Why Knowing How to Tell a Good Joke Will Teach You How to Make a Great Ad

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Why Every Creative Has to Be More Than Just a Creative

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

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All the Little Things You're Not Doing to Get Hired After Your Internship

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The 6 Shitty Ad Cliches That Work Even Though We Hate Them

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How to Tell If You're the Only One That Would like Your Idea

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

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How to Deal With the Thankless Job of Being Both a Creative Manager and a Working Creative

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Why Annual Reviews Just Make You Feel Like an Asshole

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What I Realized When My Grandmother Checked Her Phone During a Commercial

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How Asking for a Title Promotion Can Stop You from Quitting an Agency You Love

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How to Ask for a Raise and Not Feel like a Superficial Jerk

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How Being a Decent Human Will Make Your Boss Fight For You

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The 5 Reasons You're Going to Quit Your Agency Every Three Years

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Nobody Told You These 4 Secrets to Getting Hired at an Ad Agency

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You Should Know the Different Types of Ad Creatives Before Searching for a Job

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The Unspoken Biases Every Ad Agency Shares When Hiring Creatives

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How You Can Build a Creative Portfolio That Agencies Actually Want to See

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