A couple of weeks ago I had a meeting with a prospective client. As soon as we all sat down around their boardroom table the senior client in the room asked me to tell them about myself. As I took them through my various jobs and experiences I realized something:
I always talk about how lucky I am to have worked for the global ad agencies I worked for, on the blue chip accounts I worked on, all the smart and talented people I was exposed to — the ‘bigness’ of everything.
But what I tend to overlook are the small agencies where I also worked. Where I cut my teeth. Where I had no real defined job. Where each and every member of the staff, all four or five or eight or ten of us, had a myriad of jobs we had to do.
We didn’t have the luxury of broadcast producers or multiple layers of account Continue reading