Most people agree that this wasn’t a stellar year for Super Bowl commercials, which makes some of the spots that didn’t air during the game stand out more. This crowd-sourced entry from Doritos caught our attention, and we think it shines light on a cause that’s worthy of yours. Take a look.
Folks, This guy I play squash with said “man, it must be great to have your own business…you can do whatever you want.” THAT got me to thinking. Well, it’s sort of true because I get to squash on time a couple of evenings a week. I don’t travel a ton (amen). I can pretty… Read More
My former Leo Burnett colleague, Jamie King and his agency Camp+King just won the global Energizer business in a pitch against a bunch of big agencies. Among the reasons cited for selecting C+K over several large shops, Energizer Chief Consumer Officer Michelle Atkinson said “”we were looking for somebody who could be a smaller partner… Read More
It’s not quite yet the season to be jolly (although we’ve seen holiday decorations going up around Michigan Avenue this week). It’s the season to be terrified, also known as Health Insurance Open Enrollment. If you, like me, are lucky enough to have survived a health crisis, you also carry the baggage of a Pre-Existing… Read More
This piece on the Bloomberg newsfeed caught our eye because of the cool animated graphics. It visually lays out the timeline and process Americans go through to create and solidify social change. They tracked several landmark issues — interracial marriage, prohibition, women’s suffrage, abortion, same-sex marriage, and recreational marijuana — from trigger point to gradual… Read More
This metaphor from Seth Godin demonstrates how two different people with the exact same demographics will see the world completely differently. Bikes should give way to cars: Cars are bigger Cars are faster Cars are powerful A car can hurt a biker Cities are built for commerce, and powered vehicles are the engine of commerce… Read More
Fascinating book from Walter Isaacson. An indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. Two historic innovations that caused computers to revolutionize how we live: microchips that allowed computers to be small enough to be personal appliances, and packet-switched networks allowed computers to be connected to nodes on a web. The merger of the personal computer… Read More