You will NOT make it in advertising.

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Bet you’ve heard that one before or at least felt that way. If you haven’t, you’re either a genius or not working hard enough. Here’s the thing, advertising is a DAMN HARD industry to break into. Agencies don’t want you … Continue reading

If there’s ONE advice I can give you, it would be…

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DON’T EVER GIVE UP. You might ask, what exactly is giving up? To me, giving up is when you think you ran out of solutions, that there’s nothing else you can do and you’re ready to give up on whatever … Continue reading

Seniors don’t really know everything

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When I talk about seniors, I’m not talking about people who are over the age of 65. I’m talking about senior advertising people. However, the two do share similarities in the title of “senior”. Both groups have many years of … Continue reading

How to win when things get tough

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Okay, so you’ve just got hired and you’re the new star of the show at the agency. You show off your magical powers of wordsmith and headlines to creative directors to get approved. The pressure is on and you’re pumping … Continue reading

All you need is passion

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Dear Students and Juniors, As you embark into your internships this year, you will come across many challenges that will put you to the test and even make you question whether you should pursue this career or not. It’s okay, … Continue reading

Three Things all Creatives can Stop Bitching About (by GSD&M)

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I found this really cool post by GSD&M’s Curiosity blog and thought I’d share. It talks about how creatives bitch about things allll the tiiiime. Unfortunately, this is true. We creatives bitch a lot, about anything and everything but from … Continue reading

5 common mistakes Juniors should NOT make

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Last week, I attended “Where are all the black people” event  and while there were some amazing panels about diversity and young creatives in advertising, I got to review tons of Juniors’ portfolios and I met some amazing people in the … Continue reading

Guest Blog Post: So you wanna be a __________? That might change.

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Hello readers! You’re in for a special treat. Josephine Cino from Ontario is a Dear Brook Blog reader and she wanted to share this post with you all. Thank you Josie!! Keep them coming 🙂 When you are starting your … Continue reading