Archives for January 2017

January 31, 2017

Wip-fection, (Work In Progress Perfection)

I used to think I had the patience of a saint but it turns out I am in a (never ending) race to the finish line - that is, with myself. But someone once reminded me that the finishing line of life is my own impending mortality. Which is a bit depressing - so I’ve pulled it back to wiggling-anticipation. I’m on the edge of highly impatient; but (hopefully) in the right way. For years I agonised over perfection, obsessed over it and I eventually discovered, while an advantageous characteristic in a plastic surgeon or a professional knife thrower, it's actually a major hinderance as a creative.

In your quest for perfection it often means you reside in the perfect dwelling of finishing sweet FA. That's right, perfection is the direct route to procrastination town, with no stops to sign-off-ville and did I mention this train just goes in a massive loop? I’ll stop with the train analogy but you get the idea. To be a perfectionist is never really to complete anything because, in the completion, you'll always find something that could have been better. Something could have worked harder. Something could be more perfect and back to the drawing board you go. Read more

Published by: Adele Mitch in All, Opinion Pieces

January 27, 2017

Why We Should March | Women in Advertising

After walking the Woman’s March in New York on Saturday 21st January, I was inspired to not only think about woman’s rights in general, but about women in advertising.

I’ll begin with a little historical recap as we all know woman’s rights have come a long way, and we should remember this, its good for the soul.

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January 22, 2017

Adam Weinberg | The Score

On a fresh, strangely Fall-like Wednesday in January (I can say fall as I have now lived in New York for 6 months) a group of very excited, art-obsessed, coffee-seeking souls gathered on the 8th floor of The Whitney Museum of American Art.

We are the ambassadors for The Whitney. Only two days after my interview (and the newest art groupie) I was about to sit down to breakfast with Adam Weinberg. The Whitney’s Director, the Godfather himself.

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January 18, 2017

CS Presents | Creative Super Powers

The new year is upon us and with that a flurry of events to inspire your tickers, noggins, brains or whatever you choose to call that thing at the top of your body are here.

Creative Social as always have got a bunch of jolly neat stuff lined up for the year, the first being Creative Super Powers. A session to help you reconnect with your inner free creative spirit, getting you ready to be fucking shit hot this year.

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January 4, 2017 - Comments Off on Want to be a YCC Editorial / Content Monkey?

Do you want a platform where you can share your editorial ideas? Can you write the shit out of a blog post, or even create films, infographics and the like? And are you down with helping people get into the ad industry?

If the answer is yes to all three, then you might be what we’re after.

The YCC are looking for some newbies to takes the reigns of our website and editorial content.

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January 4, 2017

Want to Help? | YCC Editorial Content

Do you want a platform where you can share your editorial ideas? Can you write the shit out of a blog post, or even create films, infographics and the like? And are you down with helping people get into the ad industry?

If the answer is yes to all three, then you might be what we’re after.

The YCC are looking for some newbies to takes the reigns of our website and editorial content.

Read more