Agency Gift Guide

If you're anything like me, you're not even close to finishing your holiday shopping. Things aren't slowing down at the office so the thought of spending the weekend fighting crowds for gifts feels a bit overwhelming. Thank goodness for the Internet. Here are my picks that are perfect for agency friends - best of all, you can ...

Agency Addicts5 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR TEAM COHESIVE

I’m so excited because half my team members are flying into Southern California today for a quarterly business review with our clients.  It’s common in agency life for your team to be spread out all over the country, and sometimes even overseas.  My current program management team consists of 5 people in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and 3 people (including myself) in Irvine, California. On top of that, a couple of us work from home offices, and us California folks are hardly ever in one place since our week is usually littered with offsite client meetings.  Yet, we all work on the same account, with the same group of clients.  With that said, keeping cohesion within the team isn’t always easy.  It takes constant effort to keep apprised of each other’s projects so we don’t get disconnected from each other and, more importantly, so our work doesn’t end up getting disconnected to the client. Here are a few things my team does to create and maintain cohesion:

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