I have been remiss with posting over the past few weeks, but will make up for it starting now. Below is the list of Week Links for the past 3 weeks. Too many to comment on. I’ve called about a few that are required reading. Enjoy!
Dave Trott on The Source of Creativity
Facebook’s Andrew Keller offers 10 steps to connecting with online audiences
Marketers who prioritise digital advertising have delusions of effectiveness
“Being Everywhere Is Not Enough”: The 5 New Rules Of Branding
Then We Really Came To The End: On Andrew Essex’s “The End of Advertising”
It’s time for creatives to take back control of advertising
As the Lines Blur Between Agencies and Consultancies, New Shops Are Taking a Hybrid Approach
HOW Speaker Emily Cohen: The Art of Saying No
A Guide to Strategic Leadership, followed by… 10 Principles of Strategic Leadership
What 50-year-olds know that 20-year-olds often don’t
Be the Leader You Wish You Had
Want Better Results at Work? Hire More People with This 1 Hard to Find Trait
‘Design and Leadership Are Inextricably Bound Together.’ How Design Means Business to the Modern CEO
Tackling the Challenges of Growing into a Design Leadership Role
The Rise of User Experience Leadership – Business Embraces Design
The Eight Principles Of Purpose-Driven Design
How to Efficiently Design Everything at the Last Minute
‘Print is dead’ – then why do even the tech giants use it for their apology ads?
Service Design: What Is It, What Does It Involve and Should You Care?
Just another B.S. argument against Design Thinking.
Want To Build A Culture Of Innovation? Master The Design Critique
Making do when you don’t know what to make
What Design Chiefs At Uber, IBM, And Microsoft Care About In 2018 – And Why
TWITTER’S DAN SAFFER ON DESIGN SYSTEMS VS. THE DESIGNER
A New Study on Design Thinking is Great News for Designers
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO DESIGN SYSTEMS
PepsiCo’s Chief Design Officer Shares 5 Must-Reads For Design and Business Leaders
Why Design Thinking Matters More in Business Than Ever
Want to Change the World with Design? Work for Huge Companies.
Decoding the Design History of Your Coffee Cup Lid
When Everyone Is Doing Design Thinking, Is It Still a Competitive Advantage?
Designers in the C-Suite: How a group of new hires grabbed the attention of IBM’s CEO
Marketers will be more important, not less
If you read only one thing in this list, make it this article: “The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”
The Three Principles of Productivity
How to apply strategic marketing principals to your pitch deck
The Shape of My Perfect Keynote?
You Can Design A Happier Office Culture. Here’s How.
Why you should start cataloguing the creative process
6 Rules of Great Storytelling (As Told by Pixar)
How to keep going
“Experience is the Opposite of Being Creative” (and Taxes Your Thinking)
Fear is the enemy of creativity
The Story of Jon Burgerman
Why It’s Imperative To Teach Entrepreneurship
33 Ways to Stay Creative When Your Content Ideas Run Dry
5 Brainstorming Exercises for Introverts
One journaling system to rule them all
I Visited A Shrine For The Patron Saint Of Procrastinators
Sometimes The Only Way Out Is Through and while you’re at it: Why I Run
The Long Linguistic Journey to ‘Dagnabbit’
How does keeping things tidy change people psychologically?
The Contradictory World of René Magritte
5 Small Suggestions To Create A Solid Foundation Of Discipline In Your Life
14 Things Ridiculously Successful People Do Every Day