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Fiercely Independent but United

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I recently made a trip to Europe for a meeting of our agency network.  Stone Ward is a part of a AMIN, a network of independent agencies, with 30 agencies in the Americas and 25 in Europe.  Every fifth year, we meet “across the pond” in Europe.  It is always great to see old friends and… Read more >>

The Next Big Mobile App?

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I read a great article in Wired magazine this month about memory.  It always amazes me how a good writer can take a simple topic that after reading the article seems to make so much sense.  Clive Thompson has done this with his article entitled “We Need Technology to Help Us Remember the Future.” It… Read more >>

The Demise of Newsprint Covered Fingers


Beginning Monday morning, Oct. 1, 2012 folks across South Louisiana will no longer receive their morning copy of the Times-Picayune. The Times-Picayune, New Orleans’ Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper, has 640,000 weekly readers with 71 percent market penetration, yet… it is a daily paper no longer. Has the world ended, I don’t think so. With so… Read more >>

Dude, What’s My Job?


I recently had occasion to view a presentation by Brad Karsh of JB Training Solutions on “Managing Millennials In Today’s Workforce.”  I must say, it had a significant impact on the way that I, who have now become one of “those old guys,” understand the newer folks that have come into our agency world.  These… Read more >>