Career Transition Workshop

I will be leading a Career Transition workshop specially for Creative people. It will be at Mediabistro/NY in July – here’s where you can sign up. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER WORKSHOP ON 1/20/2010 Do join us – and please tell your friends. Here’s the scoop: A workshop for creative professionals figuring out what’s next Do […]

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All is not lost! Some good words from clients

Dear reader: you are not alone in your current concerns. I have been hearing the word “scary” from more new clients than ever before. But all is not lost! No really. Here are some recent comments from my clients that may make you go aahh: “We accomplished everything I set out to do – this […]

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Exec Producer recommends Workshop

Click the image to read the original – here is what the letter says: March 12, 2009 Dear Michael, Many thanks once again for the recent team building seminar you and April Jaffe led at our offices here at Schofield Films. Even after all these weeks, many of the mental exercises from that evening still […]

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Is this what you really want to be doing?

A lot of people seem to be taking this current disruption (delicately put, no?) to figure out whether they are really doing what they want to be doing. One client is wondering whether his creative business is actually providing him with the creative satisfaction he craves. Well, truth be told, several clients are working on […]

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Recession Depression? Try Hypnosis!

Rachmaninov was in such a funk after his first symphony was savaged by the critics (he was 24 yrs old – and no, that is not him in our picture) that he couldn’t compose for two years. Then, according to Linda Mack of Andrews University, friends connected him with a psychologist called Dr Nikolai Dahl […]

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Executive Coaching for your Firm’s Creative Professionals

Experienced and EffectiveMichael Pollock, President of Pollock Spark, has helped many talented creatives in advertising, film, and design firms to deal more effectively with clients, become more strategic, reduce derailing behaviors and build stronger teams. He has built departments at TBWA, JWT and Digitas, so he has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by […]

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