WAH? Putting sugar in the salt shakers, sort of

I screwed up big time. The Chief Creative guy yelled at me. I might’ve lost the agency the pitch. I still cringe at this story, but as any young’un starting out in advertising knows, mistakes happen. We were pitching to an environmentally conscious not for profit – one of the big ones. As one of…

WAH? I quit after getting the big award

My resignation in hand, I knew it was going to be a difficult afternoon. The CEO stepped up to the group of 200+ ad agency employees to announce her annual CEO Award. When she began to list off my accomplishments that year (working on the 150th celebration, managing comms for brands etc.) I knew it…

WAH? A turtle pool for the Global CEO

In a comms role, you are asked to do a lot. During the fantastic mania that was the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’, the Global CEO where I worked was visiting our office from NYC. At the time, one of his cronies had challenged him to the IBC. I was asked to go and pick up a…

the Flux Capacitor Theory

Movie buffs know what the Flux Capacitor is. You know, the thing in Back to the Future that powers Doc Brown’s time machine and makes time travel possible? It’s powered by nuclear fusion in the first movie, and then by banana peels and beer cans in the sequel. It’s barely even mentioned in the third…