14 Troubling Trends with Agencies

Since we operate our own agency assisting marketing technology companies, we know all to well the trials and tribulations of the agency industry. As a boutique agency, we have an advantage in that we can be very picky with our clients. On the other side, we often struggle because enterprise companies don’t want to balance another agency in their marketing mix. We’ve had some fun poking at challenging clients in our industry. But in all

Storytelling versus Corporate Speak

Many years back I was certified in a hiring process called Targeted Selection. One of the keys to the interview process with a new candidate was asking open-ended questions that required the candidate to tell a story. The reason was because it was a lot easier to get people to reveal their honest answer when you asked them to describe the entire story rather than ask them a yes or no question. Here’s an example: