Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ageism in advertising


I don’t mean in the content of advertising, I’m more interested in the challenges of  age in terms of careers and employment.  It is a real issue but one that is never discussed or acknowledged. I was paired up with … […]

Is it ever right to resign a client?


Over the last few weeks I’ve met up with a number of agency folk for catch-ups and general chit-chat. I found a consistent theme with them all; I have no idea if they are representative of the UK industry but … […]

How to choose a lifejacket


Choosing the right lifejacket is essential for being safe on the water. There are a few factors to consider when deciding which one is needed. Activity The first thing to do is consider the activity you need the jacket for. This will … […]

One man's meat etc.


I have several friends who have sold their successful businesses to the big global groups in recent times and the pre and post sale mentality is extremely consistent across a number of people. During the pre-sale period the vendor(s) feel … […]

Smoking is taxing


I’m reading Allen Carr’s book “Easy ways to stop smoking” as I do need to stop even though I’m down to a few a day. I would recommend it to anyone thinking about giving up. I did stop at one … […]