Posts Tagged "Creativity"

Made to Shake!

Why do some ideas go mega viral? Why did Gangnam Style get over a billion views on YouTube? Why did “Harlem Shake” move the world? Don’t know about you but if there is anybody who DOES know the answers then it’s the Heath Brothers. Viral hits or pretty much all

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Idea of the Year 2012

Another year comes…another year goes! Back in 2011 I had an initiated an idea for the blog. To cover the defining moments of each year across three areas: Ideas (creativity pertaining to advertising or marketing in general), Insight (discovery around a culture, segment or simply human behavior) and Technology (something

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Learning in the 21st Century

It’s been a long time since I wrote a post inspired by a TED Talk and each time I do I make a mental note to do this more often. So here goes. This time around I am going to cover a bunch of talks on the subject of learning

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No Insight! No Idea?

“Bulls***t!”, said Dave Cobban, Planning Director, W+K at the ESOMAR Consumer Insights Conference 2007 in Milan. Although he went on to show numerous examples of work by his agency and the insight that drove each piece, the opening of his presentation still resonates. The point being that although all creative

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Mind Blowing Lessons from the Cannes Lions 2012

Yes. You might think I am exaggerating. Rest assured. I am not. Get ready for the next level. Cannes Lions Seminars 2012 brought together the greatest minds from the world of advertising, marketing and media. From Arianna Huffington to Jim Stengel, from Amir Kassaei to Paul Adams and more. The

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