Reasons to be thankful, 1,2,3 (and 4)

Our regular business development headline act, Keith Smith, takes a moment from the hustle to give thanks. The title inspired by the late great Ian Dury and his track “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3”

What do you expect if you speak your mind?

The blurry lines between personal opinion expressed on social media and those aligned with your employer seemed to have done it for Tom Goodwin at Publicis. Keith Smith, MD at the Advertist isn’t surprised and he has a theory about why this is more common as we’re working more from home.

Don’t be afraid to dance to this new tune

Deep in lock down, our resident business development rock star Keith Smith, offers us a pep talk. Although personally difficult, the role of sales and marketing is to bring change and to get the crowd to dance to a different tune. Well, a new tune has dropped, time to get on the dance floor.

Data Can’t Answer Why?

In the interest of balance between data and creativity, maybe your fine-honed data-led campaign could use an emotional fire axe. Keith Smith, our resident business development expert explains…