The Don Draper-style of agency executive and marketer is an enduring one. Big personalities, well connected, they come up with the big creative ideas that impress big (often hard-to-please) clients and result in all-singing, all-dancing campaigns, often devised on the back of long, liquid lunches.
Here at Black Swan, our output is often new tech and processes that our clients use to make significant improvements to their bottom line. But what happens to all this technology? It seems a bit of a waste to just deliver it to a single client – in fact why just share it with our clients, why not the wider world?
I came across an interesting comment recently from Annemie Ress, Former Global HR Director of eBay and Skype, when asked what she expected the HR trends of 2016 to be:
The study of logic concerns the study of sentences (propositions in the lingo of logic) and whether they are true or false.
Richard Branson recently made a stir with his announcement that Virgin employees could take as much leave as they wanted.