“We’re growing so fast; everyone is just trying to keep up!” The excitement of rapid agency growth makes it fun to say, “It’s a good problem to have.” Good for now. Problematic later. Let’s get you ready for what comes next. Rapid growth often looks like this: Staff begin wearing many hats Process is ignored […]
“It’s just faster to do it myself.” A pair of Exec Creative Directors said this when I asked why they were finishing their team’s work rather than teaching them. It’s also why they were nearing burnout working weekends. Sure, it is faster for an expert ECD to do the work. But, it’s also a missed […]
One of my favorite quotes about company culture comes from Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer of Netflix. She says: “The most successful organizations will be the ones in which everyone, on every team, understand that all bets are off and everything is changing – and thinks that’s great.” The culture Patty describes is one that welcomes constant change. This kind of environment is especially relevant for marketing and creative teams.