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Career Transition Workshop

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:…

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The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time

The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time

I went to a lecture this evening entitled the Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time. I thought it was going to be about publishing – but it wasn’t that awful. In this one only about 90% of the species on earth perished completely. Gone. It…

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It’s like starting over

It’s like starting over

Do you sometimes feel that you are starting again? For many people and businesses that really is what is happening. In the past couple of weeks I have been asked to prepare workshops on career transition for creative professionals, I have been asked to be…

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Advertising: is the very name boxing us in?

Advertising: is the very name boxing us in?

All my working life my passport has said Advertising under profession. Every time I enter England they ask me what I do and recently I’ve begun to hesitate. It used to be so clear. We made commercials and we made print ads – we were…

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All is not lost! Some good words from clients

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:…

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Exec Producer recommends Workshop

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…

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Be honest with your staff

Be honest with your staff

We all need to cut our expenses: Conde Nast staffers are staying with friends instead of in hotels (Gasp), our cash flow is already miserable and GM and GroupM and the rest are going to make us lend them large amounts of money for 60-120…

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Is this what you really want to be doing?

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…

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Recession Depression? Try Hypnosis!

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,…

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Executive Coaching for your Firm’s Creative Professionals

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…

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