Finding Balance as a Working Parent

Words by Luke Morris Busyness is our badge of honour in the advertising industry. We’ve truly become pros. Leaving work before 6.30? Wouldn’t dream of it. Sick days? Never! Lunch breaks?? Shmunch breaks! It reminds me of my first job. A lowly grad in a top London ad agency. Without many responsibilities (I was very...
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Overcoming guilt as a working parent

Words by Sybille Chrissovelini Deep breath in: “My name is Sybille Chrissoveloni and I’m big time pregnant and have a one year old at home, as well as working full time as a business partner at Ogilvy on an international account…” Deep breath out. You can imagine then that NABS’ first Working Parents Workshop on...
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Jon Mitchell – start-ups from your bedroom

Last Tuesday, ex-Spotify VP of ad sales North America and chief revenue officer of Znaptag, Jon Mitchell, gave an insightful talk to Partner Card holders on the world of start-ups and how he moved from the bedroom to the boardroom. As Jon took the audience through the trials, tribulations and triumphs of working for one...
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Could a career coach really help me?

Words by Emma Pratt, careers coach at NABS You’ve heard of career coaching haven’t you?  You might even have a friend or colleague who’s worked with a coach.  Perhaps you’ve contemplated having career coaching yourself, but you’re not entirely sure what it is and then, you don’t really need a coach do you?  After all,...
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I want a new job, where do I start?

Words by Emma Pratt, careers coach at NABS. So, you’re thinking that it may be time for a change.  Time to move on, step up and advance your career.  You may have had a great two, five, ten years with your current employer, learnt a lot, worked with talented people and advanced through the ranks...
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Watch movie online The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

Quality : HDTitle: The Lego Batman MovieDirector : Chris McKayWriter : Chris McKenna,Erik Sommers,Seth Grahame-SmithRelease : 2017-02-08Language : EnglishRuntime : 104 minGenre: Fantasy, Action, Animation, Comedy, Family.Synopsis : Batman is Gotham’s saint, solitary, and that is the way he prefers it. However, when Barbara Gordon (Rosario Dawson) succeeds her dad as magistrate, she recommends Batman’s...
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Steven Moffat at NABS

What do you get when you mix Doctor Who, Sherlock and NABS? Despite sounding like a weird BBC special, this was the treat on offer to NABS Partner Card holders on Tuesday night as Steven Moffat, the brain behind both series, held a live Q&A, hosted at the offices of BBH. The session, which formed...
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What sports psychologists can teach the ad industry

Racing at 90mph, head-first, down an artificially frozen hill with more twists and turns than Silverstone… with no steering… on a tray. It takes a special kind of person to take up the Skeleton, with a unique set of skills: split-second decision making, nerves of carbon-fibre and razor-sharp clarity of mind. But now, Lizzy Yarnold...
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Chris Hirst on ‘Open Culture’

Our Tuesday Club Talks returned this week with a presentation from Chris Hirst CEO of Grey London. He spoke about the concept of ‘open culture’, providing tips and techniques on how to bring cultural change to our own organisations. Hirst credits open culture as being the key to success at Grey London. Open culture helped...
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A Mindfulness approach to observing raisins

Words by Luke Morris, senior project manager & communications manager at NABS. So, you’ve made it. A year of hard work and stress, with barely a break. But finally – that thing at work taken care of – a train, a flight and a cab ride later, you’re on HOLIDAY! You stroll down to the...
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