Apart from posting a black square on your social media, what else can you do on Tuesday, June 2, 2020? #BlackoutTuesday is a social media moment created by Jamila Thomas & Brianna Agyemang, [two black women in music marketing] to disrupt the work week, calling for the music industry to “take a beat for an … Continue reading Black squares & what else?
I've been finding on LinkedIn interesting stories about people. Not just the new job titles, nor the new account businesses or new launchings. Instead, I've been reading the behind the scenes, articles about how someone felt when losing her job (even as a partner of her own company), what crossed her mind, made her stronger … Continue reading Show me a good loser
I've been looking at some ad campaigns during this Covid-19 and Spoiler alert is one of my favourites. Students from Miami Ad School in Hamburg, created this clever and straight to the point campaign: If you are out there, you will find billboards spoiling your favourite Netflix shows (Stranger Things, Love is Blind, and Narcos among … Continue reading Spoiler Alert – again?
We may be losing track of time in quarantine, thinking every day is Groundhog Day, but last Friday was different. It was a beautiful sunny day and the start of a bank holiday weekend. 23 degrees was on the horizon - happy mood, sunny garden, people looking for bbq food (toilet paper is not a … Continue reading What day is it?
Last Thursday I finished a program called CREATIVE COMEBACK 2020. An initiative to get more people back into the creative industry. Yes, back, because once upon a time we were all in an ad agency and for X or Y reason we stopped. There are gaps in people's careers and for some, they don't look … Continue reading #tbt to the best Thursday
A poem originally written in 2017. Powerful words. #girlsgirlsgirls https://vimeo.com/393253445?ref=tw-share
Uh oh...what is this? A woman revealing her age? Yes, proudly. This is a tribute to my 30s. Thirties you were amazing, even though you started like a Netflix horror series trailer. Are you ready for the plot? A week before my 30th birthday, I was made redundant. Not a good start right? I was … Continue reading Hello 1979
"Uber, the world's largest taxi company owns no vehicles. Facebook the world’s most popular media owner creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer has no inventory. Airbnb the world's largest accommodation provider owns no real estate. Something interesting is happening." Tom Goodwin in TechCrunch, March 2015.
Whaaaaat?!!! Yes, I'm one of those annoying people adding lots of vowels and exclamations marks at the end of the words to add some emotion to it. Even when I talk, my eyes and arms recreate the scene. It's all about making a big issue of everything. Blame all the soap operas that I watched when … Continue reading The art of overreacting
I didn't know there was such a thing as Imposter Syndrome until Wednesday night. I started my 2019 eager to rejoin the Creative London circles, SheSays sent me an email...and Couching sounded good to me -so I attended their first event of the year. I got to Wieden+Kennedy's London office and we headed downstairs. I … Continue reading Shut up Imposter!