• Young Agency Leaders: Foster Teamwork & Continual Growth

    By | November 21, 2013

    “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” - Michael Jordan

    What can’t we learn from one the most talented basketball players of all time? This leader on the court had all the skills needed to push his team to the next level, yet he understood that he could not do it alone. To be a great leader, you have to have a great team.

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  • Young Agency Leaders: It Starts with Attitude

    By | November 15, 2013

    Agencies can put development programs in place, require training and promote to management positions, but it’s an internal drive—what motivates each of us—that’s critical to any young leader’s success and happiness.

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  • 10 Tips to Build Your Agency’s Next Wave of Leadership

    By | March 14, 2013

    Young, savvy marketers have big opportunities to excel in modern firms. It’s up to these young professionals to take the initiative. But, it’s up to agency leadership to continually set the bar, provide development opportunities, and mold this next generation into a smart, powerful wave of talent.

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  • Collaborate & Thrive: Does Your Office Cater to Its Introverts?

    By | September 6, 2012

    Ever think that by nature, most marketers are loud, outgoing extroverts?

    If so, you might be surprised to learn that one-third to one-half of the U.S. population is introverted. In fact, some of the greatest leadership and creatives are introverts, including Albert Einstein, J.K. Rowling and Warren Buffett.

    The PR 20/20 team was in Boston for HubSpot’s Inbound12 inbound marketing conference in August. It was there where we were able to hear Susan Cain speak to the power of introverts. Check out Susan’s book for the full story—Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking. Her keynote at Inbound12 made our team think about how agencies are generally structured to the extrovert’s advantage, and ways we can better cater to introverts.

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  • Digital Agencies: Business Technology to Manage Client Campaigns

    By | July 16, 2012

    Which technologies do you rely on to manage your agency? Which do you introduce to clients to help manage marketing campaigns?

    Staying ahead of new technologies, or updates to legacy technologies, can improve agency efficiency and collaboration, and attract the right talent to your team. This post outlines a few of the technologies we use to manage client campaigns at PR 20/20.

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  • The 10 Commandments of Content for Agencies

    By | July 2, 2012

    In last week’s client service workshop, our team reviewed the basics surrounding copywriting. It was a refresher for veteran employees and an introduction for new employees that stressed the strategy, purpose and commitment to quality behind every piece of content that comes out of the agency. Be it an analyst article, blog post or social media update, the same basic rules apply across the board. Take a peek into PR 20/20’s “10 Commandments" of content in this post.

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  • Agency Vacation: Stress-Less Time Off

    By | June 29, 2012

    Suggestions for agency pros for before, during and after vacation to ensure time away is really enjoyed, even with responsibilities to both the agency and clients looming.

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