Tag Archives: In-house Observations

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3 Tips for Working Smarter with IT Department

I can remember a time when a well-designed, strategically positioned direct-mail piece was one of only a few options used to connect brands with consumers. Over the last five years an explosion of truly smart channels have opened up, ushering in a whole new set of social tactics for use by strategic communicators. When...

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Organization Tools for Successful Collaboration

As Ed Roberts explains, in-house teams often experience heavy workflows, taking on many roles. Emily Parks discusses a variety of organization tools to help in-house teams get organized and embrace successful communication and collaboration.

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6 In-house Teams Making Big Plays on Super Bowl Sunday

The enemy of the best is the good. If you’re always settling with what’s good, you’ll never be the best. ― Jerry Rice Did you know that Jerry Rice, arguably the best wide receiver in NFL history, played his last professional game for the Seattle Seahawks and in 2004 after signing a one-year deal...

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Second Helpings: Todd Henry on Creative Blocks

Thank you for coming back for second helpings of my interview with TED and HOW Design Live Conference speaker Todd Henry. We’ll be reviewing his new book Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day. Enjoy! Todd, I’d like to discuss with you some interesting points you raise in your book … How is...

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Breaking Free: 7 Tips for Opening Your Own Agency

As you welcome the bold embrace of the New Year, you may be contemplating change; not just in the months to come, but well into the future. Are you currently working in-house and thinking about opening an agency of your own? Before you quit your job, wait! You should have a solid strategy in...