Here's a humble look into the world of working culture in the creative world... It's not perfect, but it's human.

Views are my own and published every week - mid week-ish, with far too many commas and of course some language... just because.

On another note... I'm taking a few weeks off here as June is the mother of all that is busy. I'll be back, up and running in no time.

Excellent-ish Verbal Skills

Yea, we’re all pretty smart. We’re all qualified, educated and kick-ass on a daily basis. Then why is communication such a challenge most of the time? Maybe it’s our attention spans or the need to be uber articulate. There’s a gazillion reasons. But most of the time I think we’re not trying hard enough, or sometimes - trying too hard…

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All The Small Things

Isn’t it the worst? You’ve downloaded that app (finally)! You’ve been waiting for this service to come online for like, ever. You open it up and... it just sucks. Guh. If all your app does is give me an ATM finder? You’ve failed. It looks bad, it feels bad and it’s pretty much useless. But that goes for anything...

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Email Hell

I don’t save very many emails. Yea, I hate email. But that’s not why I delete them. It has more to do with the fact that I don’t feel the need to keep them. I don’t remember the last time that I actually had to go back and review that needle-in-a-hay-stack holy grail email that was going to save the project…

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Getting Into The Deep End

Creating, developing or managing a brand is hard work. It’s really hard. More often than not however, we work in the shallows and claim that the hard work is done. It’s easy to think that developing the more shallow aspects of a brand - like the look & feel, logo or a tagline is “branding”. But that’s the easy stuff...

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