While the Trumpisms continue to flow, there is one thing to thank him for.
With Lloyds of London announcing a working hours drinking ban, we look at what this means to our very own advertising and PR industry.
Integrated agencies promise to solve all your PR and marketing problems while nestled under one roof, but when social media is sat on one floor and digital are in the basement, how truly integrated are they?
Remember the first McDonalds opening in Moscow or the first KFC flinging open its doors near Tiananmen Square?
Well things aren't quite so happy (meal) anymore.
They say never meet your heroes. Guess you've got to know who they are first.
Grin and grip photographs or a lunchtime spent painting a fence certainly won’t cut the mustard. CSR, corporate social responsibility, is exactly that – a responsibility.
The clamour for the new and a desire to be seen as the first. Why would you want to do that?
Martin Luther, the German Monk that brought us flat-pack furniture.
This is a year where we should all speed up, not hit the brakes.
Rather than an annus horribilus it’s been an anno triumphantes. A look back at the ups and downs of 2016 (but mainly ups).
Politicians think it's what voters want. In actual fact, many leading think tanks are now beginning to reach very different conclusions.
Underestimate or undervalue quality at your peril and never judge it to be easy.
Pick yourself up. Dust down and get on with it. Despite the setbacks and kickings, this game is full of opportunity.
We're not here to sell you what you want. More what you need.
Will the Commonwealth Games come to Birmingham? Despite a poor record when bidding for similarly prestigious events in the past, there is no reason why this time we shouldn’t triumph.
With Steven Spielberg directing a film on the streets of Birmingham city centre it is tempting to envisage a new era when the Second City is at the heart of all things media and culture.
We operate in an industry where anyone can claim to be an agency.
Hire a real orchestra and sell the shared Mitsubishi Shogun to settle the invoice or go bankrupt. The story of insisting on better.