Week Links for the 13th Week of 2018

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

Language as she is spoke.

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

It’s All My Fault

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.

You can’t learn design online

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


A New Study on Design Thinking is Great News for Designers


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 Miserable Middle Managers

The Three Principles of Productivity

How to apply strategic marketing principals to your pitch deck

What I Look For…

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

Creatives Are Overworked

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

Coffee Manifesto

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