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Inspiration

Cannes isn't dead - it's now open to the world

I think the 2021 Cannes Lions could be the most creative yet. Not in terms of who is collecting the gongs but in that it opens Cannes up much more than for any year previous and that has to be a good thing. Thanks to Adweek for asking. Full article...

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Industry

Is working from home dulling our creative spark?

"Being around people in person energises you. On the other hand, ‘Zoomification’ is exhausting but creativity and brilliance will always find a way." My quick comment in today's LBBonline but what do you...

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Making better worlds together, with UNICEF and VaynerMedia

On World Refugee Day (20th June) UNICEF launched a campaign to encourage people to think differently about refugee and migrant children, to focus on what the adoptive communities gain. Created by VaynerMedia, its team of senior art director Lianne...

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Workshop

Looking to break into AdLand - here's a 2 week course to help

Run by the rather fab JOLT Academy at LCC by the properly brilliant Patrick Collister. https://www.arts.ac.uk/subjects/journalism-pr-media-and-publishing/short-courses/advertising/creative-advertising-portfolio-jolt-lcc# In their words: Want to...

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Leaders

Forced Marriage campaign LIVE today

Super proud to announce the launch of an amazing campaign I've just done for the Home Office - launched today following a mention by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Such important and vital work. https://youtu.be/jyBgBjAV_jQ Forcing someone to marry...

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Leaders

Eat Your Greens - on the Hot list!

Something awesome this way comes: https://lnkd.in/d_nVWst Yup, we’ve written a book! And by ‘we’ I mean Rory Sutherland, Jerry Daikin, Wiemer Snijders, Sarah Newman, Shann Biglione, Mark Ritson, Peter Field, Rory Sutherland, Ryan Wallman,...

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Inspiration

The cost of ambition in the creative industry

At a time when AdLand seems to reel constantly from the talent-poaching threat of the tech giants, one would think they would also look to big tech’s methods to reasssert themselves into the creative lead. However it seems that is just not the...