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
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
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
After publishing my previous post, I kept thinking... telling people not to read is not a good message, especially for myself. Life is a contradiction, so here is my new post about a very inspiring book: LEAN IN by Sheryl Sandberg -Chief Operating Officer of Facebook. A good friend gave it to me on one … Continue reading Must read to write
I haven't been networking for ages. While living in London it was so easy to attend all the courses and events at least once a week. Now that I moved to Essex and after having 2 kids, escaping for 3 hours to London requires a "bit" of planning. Anyway, I made it last week to … Continue reading How are you, really? By Cannes Lions
Have a look at this. OK Go always setting the bar high. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvW61K2s0tA
This is something I read yesterday and became the first thing I want to read today and tomorrow. "...The willingness to start is the littlest thing in life that makes the biggest difference. Step onto the field. Stand up in the meeting. Raise your hand in class. Get under the bar. Walk up to the … Continue reading Start
In the creative industry we look for ideas 24 hours a day, no word of a lie. Last weekend I was moving house, something to feel very excited about, but every time I was carrying a box, cleaning the place or unpacking, I was thinking of KFC. I had a presentation on Monday, so no time to … Continue reading Shooting at the center