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As Follow-up: Heather Elder Get’s A Return Letter From an Art Producer

Thursday, March 10, 2011

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Dear Rep. - An open letter from an art producer. Another read worth seeing over at Heather Elder's Blog. It's the answer to her open letter to Art Buyers.

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Flashing the Middle Finger at the Dreaded Middle

Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Flashing the Middle Finger at the Dreaded Middle

I’m screwed. The flight is full. I need to go where I’m going but there are only middle seats. Isle seat gate keepers refuse to look me in the eye. Creativity has a middle seat and as with airlines, you never want to be in it.

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A Scarcity of Surprises is the Result of Abundance

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

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A Scarcity of Surprises is the Result of Abundance

In general, the scarcity shift is away from artifacts and toward process. Can you establish the culture that creates, the moment worth photographing, the performance that affects, or the product that markets itself?

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Everything is Social: How Creative Brands Can Earn Social Equity

Friday, April 23, 2010

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There. I’ve summed up conventional advertising in one paragraph, and brought it into the crowded, abundant, consumer centric internet years. Now it’s all about ME, keep your damn interruption marketing to yourself, I’ll find you when I want something you got. Unless ….

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Live Webcast: Sean Adams of AdamsMorioka: A Very Special Episode

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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AIGA Raleigh and PermissionToSuck.com Present a live webcast featuring Sean Adams of AdamsMorioka

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Focus on What Matters – Good Points from Two Smart People

Sunday, March 21, 2010

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It’s easy to follow stats and change content to raise the number of visitors to your company, social media website or online publishing site. Seth Godin and Edward Boches create good discussions.

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Jason Fried – “Half not Half-Ass”

Thursday, March 4, 2010

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Jason Fried – “Half not Half-Ass”

If one more person relates the K.I.S.S. principle like it’s a revelation I swear I’ll throw them in the middle of Time Square at rush hour and yell: “OK Smart-ass keep THAT simple.” Nearly impossible, Jason Fried would die to do it.

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VW ‘Punch Dub’ Ad is the Winner of the Super Bowl Spots

Monday, February 8, 2010

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VW ‘Punch Dub’ Ad is the Winner of the Super Bowl Spots

Just in case you were wondering about my opinion, Volkswagen is the ad winner - for my money (not that it has anything to do with my money) - of the 2010 Superbowl spots and here's why.

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Creative Denial, Anger, Bargaining, & Acceptance

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Creative Denial, Anger, Bargaining, & Acceptance

Lately, creative professionals are suffering the heartbreak of a fading uniqueness and coping with the pressure to add value in other ways. Clay Shirky gave his first TED talk in 2005. His institution v. collaboration presentation must have appeared abstract to more folks then than now, nevertheless, Clay’s talk hasn’t faded in value for those of us trying to recover our bearings in a once familiar profession.

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Talking with Design Thinker: David Burney, Part I

Monday, November 30, 2009

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Talking with Design Thinker: David Burney, Part I

Many of us are heartbroken. We love artifacts of design: the photo, the logo, the brochure, the packaging. As uncomfortable as change feels, our economy has moved away from industry or information and into ideas. Design thinking has replaced designing artifacts as the focus of our creative industry. In part I of the interview for PermissionToSuck.com, NewKind.com CEO David Burney begins to explain how he thinks design is changing.

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