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It’s a Gorgeous Day – and It’s Time to Plan for Rain

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If only every day could be like today – productive, profitable and stress-free with nothing but happy customers and cheerful employees as far as the eye can see.

Responsible communicators the world over remind us that this is the perfect time to think about how to handle the next time our beautiful, peaceful business day is suddenly and unexpectedly wracked by a crisis.

Project documentation series – How to avoid awkward scope creep conversations.

Complex projects can run smoothly with ample planning & proper documentation. Detailing objectives, functionality, prioritization, the inclusions & exclusions can help mitigate difficult conversations that delay projects & sour working relationships. Furthermore, a single project’s hiccups can affect capacity planning & cash flow.

In this series, we’re going to highlight various scenarios that may arise during a project that illustrates how proper documentation can help avoid awkward scope creep conversations.

5 Musk-haves for agency meetings.

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The Most Interesting Man in the World, Elon Musk, makes meeting efficiency a science. Here’s a look at how Musk’s principles apply to an agency (or, at minimum, your digital department).

Curiouser and curiouser: Ways to keep learning.

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There are more opportunities to learn than ever before with our unprecedented access to information. But information overload and heavy emphasis on short-term productivity can discourage learning. It is often expensive to learn new things, both in time and in money. But what is more expensive is not learning new skills – especially with so much out there becoming automated.