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Lunch with Jackie Schaffer, Wife, Mother and the BOSS!

Lunch with Jackie Schaffer, Wife, Mother and the BOSS! By Ed Roberts I’ve had the great fortune to collaborate with and work for some truly dynamic women in the design and advertising industry—none more brilliant than those who choose to work within corporate in-house teams. Even on this very blog, I get to collaborate...

New Tool Benchmarks In-house Team Performance. Check Out the Surprising Results!

New Tool Benchmarks In-house Team Performance. Check Out the Surprising Results! By Jackie Shaffer Cella Consulting and Relationship Audits and Management (RAM) recently published the PartnerPulse™ Aggregate Results Report, in which we compared and contrasted the results of in-house groups with the results of external agencies.   More specifically, PartnerPulse is a tool for...

Last Call for Awesome In-House Projects!

Today is the last day for in-house designers to submit your work for the 2013 InHOWse Design Awards. This is your chance to show your boss, your co-workers, your clients and your peers what you’re made of. Get into the spirit of competition by going head-to-head with in-house designers in your own industry. Every...

Lunch with Mark McGuinness, a Fearlessly Resilient Mind

Lunch with Mark McGuinness, a Fearlessly Resilient Mind By Ed Roberts Virginia, my beloved grandmother, drove me to the School of Design on the campus of North Carolina State University in the winter of 1987. I remember wearing the same black suit I wore to my very first interview—at McDonald’s. It was hard looking...

Lunch With … A New Interview Series Debuts This Week

Lunch With … A New Interview Series Debuts This Week By Ed Roberts “Lunch With … ” is a new series of interviews featuring interesting people who have experience working in-house and are working on projects they are incredibly passionate about. The inspiration for this series came from two sources: “How to Think Like...

HOW Design Conference Planning Sneak Peek

The planning process for the 2013 HOW Design Live events began as soon as we got back to the office from Boston this June. Weeks of research and brainstorming was distilled into lists of speakers and topics that were then transfered onto color coded pieces of paper and hung around the walls of the...

In-house Incites: Management Chops – Or Not

. . I recently met a co-worker from a previous job while at the InHOWse conference. After we caught up on mutual friends and, family the conversation turned to business. One development he related that really grabbed my attention involved the group’s web team. . . While I was at my old job, and...

InHOWse Realtime: IHMC Attendee Shout Out

Ladies and gentleman of the 2011 IHMC conference. For your Mr. and Ms. bosspeoples, below is proof positive that rather than soaking up the sights and killer food and drink in the Windy City, you instead stoically soaked up my Turbo preso. Kudos to you!