Ford to Cadillac – “It’s Not About Stuff”

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Well that didn’t take long. It looks like Ford is the first to strike with a response to Cadillac’s “Poolside” ad previously written about here. Ford has produced a hard-hitting ad that’s basic message is something like: “No. Stuff is not … Continue reading

In An Agency: Are we humans or robots?

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Everyone in an agency works hard. Each department needs to run like a well-oiled machine so that stuff gets done, deadlines are made and clients are happy. There are team meetings at all sorts of intervals (yearly, monthly, weekly, daily) … Continue reading

10 Things I’m Thankful For 2013

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Tis the season to be jolly. Tis the season, no time to be folly. Tis the season for high and low grade Christmas lighting. Tis the season for extreme snowball fighting. Tis the season for ugly sweater parties.Tis the season … Continue reading

New year, new you: resolutions to make life easier

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2014. Here it comes. You’ve got a whole new year ahead of you. How are you going to make it your best year yet? Check out these 7 new years resolutions and start this year right. 1. Organize your computer … Continue reading

10 reasons why advertising is always a mad dash

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Something that I’ve always hated in school was rushing on a project. It made me anxious it made me stressed and overall I felt that the quality always suffered. Which is why I sometimes truly question why I work in … Continue reading

The Advertising Office

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When I started my first “real” job, I thought agencies were “the coolest” and that everyone liked each other and their job. What you begin to realize within the first 6 months at your office, is just how many office … 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

A Mind Of Your Own: How It Works

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The right hemisphere of the brain is often known as the creative side. I’ve never really known why exactly, until I came across this book called Imagine, How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer. In it, there’s a section on what the right … Continue reading

Love your Mentor (Guest post)

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Josephine—a Dear Brook reader—wrote this awesome post and wanted to share it with you guys. It’s about mentors; for those of you who have one, you know how precious they are. Without mentors, none of us would know what they’re … Continue reading