But it was getting out of control. I was obsessed, glued to the TV, devouring every OpEd piece, report and editorial I could find. And then one day, around the time of the Conventions, I realized I was becoming way too frustrated, angry and stressed out over (a) something that I have no control over and (b) as a Canadian it isn’t my Continue reading
What I’ve discovered is, there’s a separation between church and state — in other words, the editors of most magazines and newspapers don’t care how long you’ve been writing advertising copy, it doesn’t make you a Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what you’d do for a living if you hadn’t followed the career path you did? It’s not something I’ve ever really dwelled on. Probably because from the time I was a kid in school I wanted to work in advertising. Which I did, successfully.
Worked for some of the best and biggest agencies in the world, on the bluest of blue chip brands. Learned from and worked with and for some of the brightest, most talented folks out there; and I’ve won more than my fair share of awards over the years, as if the thrill of doing the work wasn’t enough.
So why wonder what else I might have done.
Except sometimes I do. Not that I have any regrets, so don’t start going down that road, ya Continue reading