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

Change. Passion. Resilience.

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“Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience” Today I’m here to tell you a story, a story about change, passion and resiliency. For me it was about my work and the impact I wanted to … 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

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

Portfolio review: Michael Yang

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http://www.theloop.com.au/whoismikeyang/portfolio Michael, Brook here. I wanted to give you a thorough review so I broke it up by sections. I wanted to thank you first for submitting your book for review, it is not an easy thing to do and … 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

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

List of the best advertising and design blogs and books (according to me)

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Question: Hi there! This is my first comment here so I just wanted to give a quick shout out and tell you I really enjoy reading your articles. Can you suggest any other blogs/websites/forums that deal with the same topics? … 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