NABS Tuesday Club Talk series with Rory Sutherland

On 16th September, we had the pleasure of welcoming Rory Sutherland, ECD and vice-chairman at OgilvyOne and vice-chairman at Ogilvy and Mather UK, to host the latest in our Tuesday Club Talk series at the Museum of London. Titled ‘Clouds and Clocks’, Rory’s talk delivered a detailed understanding of how marketers should have a better...
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Dear Lorraine #2

If there’s a question you’d like Lorraine to answer regarding anything to do with your working life, send an email to dearlorraine@nabs.org.uk Q: I’m recently a new mum and my partner and I are considering all our options as we look to organise child-care. One option is that I may reduce the number of days I work...
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Fast Forward 2014 – Week Two

It was the second session of NABS Fast Forward 2014 and everyone was buzzing because it was briefing night. The teams were all guessing what the brief could be, given that the client is Wendy Proctor from the Cabinet Office and the team names (Jung, Maslow, Pavlov etc) are usually a clue. But first, it...
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Fast Forward 2014 – Week One

Words by Jo Arden, Head of Strategy, 23red & Fast Forward Mentor It’s hard to believe that a year has gone since the last NABS Fast Forward – but it must have because here we are, fresh faced and ready for a new challenge. Joining us on that challenge is a new group of the most talented,...
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Dear Lorraine #1

Welcome to our new regular feature ‘Dear Lorraine’. Lorraine Jennings, head of support at NABS, tackles your career queries and concerns. If there’s a question you’d like Lorraine to answer regarding anything to do with your working life, send an email to dearlorraine@nabs.org.uk Q: Business hasn’t been doing too well lately and I’ve heard rumours that changes are...
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Jamil Qureshi at NABS

On the face of it, a performance psychologist-come-stand-up-comedian might not fit with the usual NABS Tuesday Club Talk speaker line-up. But just as the England football team has been finding out on the way to the World Cup, a performance psychologist can be the perfect companion on the road to achieving your full potential. And...
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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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