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  • Read This: Breakthrough Thinking

    Read This: Breakthrough Thinking

    “Mastering the skill of creative thinking takes time, dedication and practice. It involves an active mind that will become more and more open to fresh ideas and seeing new ways of doing things.”

  • Opinion Poll: Email Etiquette

    Opinion Poll: Email Etiquette

    While curtailing the volume of email that hits your inbox each day is largely out of your control, employing best practices when communicating via email is essential to a productive day. Keeping emails brief, specific, actionable, and timely invites responses from your clients that do the same. Which email offenses do you find hardest to break at your firm?

  • Massimo Vignelli Dies at 83

    Massimo Vignelli Dies at 83

    Massimo Vignelli, Dies at 83. Thanks for leading us, teaching us and inspiring us! Your experiences and willingness to share will always be appreciated and never be forgotten. What a highlight in our lives to have met you!

  • Highlights from the Seattle Managing Change Roundtable

    Highlights from the Seattle Managing Change Roundtable

    In-house creative leaders face a wide range of challenges and obstacles. Identifying common goals and sharing effective strategies for achieving growth as in-house creative teams were key components of the kickoff event for the 2014 InSource Regional Roundtable series held on February 13, 2014, at Adobe Fremont in Seattle, Washington.

  • From left to right; Andy Brenits, Glenn Arnowitz, Andre Paquin, Andy Epstein, Marty Shova.

    10 years later: Where we’ve been & where we’re going.

    In celebration of the 10th anniversary of InSource, GDUSA published an article by Glenn Arnowitz about a meeting of InSource presidents to take a look back at the early years and connect the dots to the current state of affairs.

  • New member Benefit: The InSource Member Directory

    New member Benefit: The InSource Member Directory

    President Andy Brenits announces the newest benefit of InSource membership, the online member directory.

[ 0 ] August 27, 2014

Flash of InSpiration, from Teddy Roosevelt

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

[ 0 ] August 25, 2014

Metrics Monday – Strategic or Commodity?

When the creative team is positioned within Marketing, Communications, or Advertising, the organization is more likely to be considered strategic and value-adding.

[ 0 ] August 20, 2014

Flash of InSpiration, from Jack Welch

‘Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.’

[ 0 ] August 19, 2014

Taking the Brand Outside

By itself, a total company rebrand is no easy feat. But add an outside design firm to the in-house mix, and the challenges can soar to new heights. Learn how a law firm merged talents with Pentagram for a seamless brand update.

[ 0 ] August 18, 2014

Metrics Monday – 45 Hour Work-Week for Most.

Almost 3 quarters of in-house teams work less than 45 hrs per week, but half of managers feel they are appropriately staffed.

[ 0 ] August 14, 2014

Read This: Breakthrough Thinking

“Mastering the skill of creative thinking takes time, dedication and practice. It involves an active mind that will become more and more open to fresh ideas and seeing new ways of doing things.”

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Opinion Poll: Email Etiquette

While curtailing the volume of email that hits your inbox each day is largely out of your control, employing best practices when communicating via email is essential to a productive day. Keeping emails brief, specific, actionable, and timely invites responses from your clients that do the same. Which email offenses do you find hardest to break at your firm?

[ 0 ] August 13, 2014

Flash of InSpiration, from Grace Hopper

“You manage things; you lead people.”

[ 0 ] August 12, 2014

Survey Says: Design Salaries Up

How much do designers make? The 2014 HOW Design Salary Survey shows creative paychecks getting fatter—and the design job market heating back up.

[ 0 ] August 11, 2014

Metrics Monday – Training Budget and Time

31% of creative leaders have very limited funding for training—the most critical component of a creative department’s non-personnel budget.

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