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Money is a tool.

I spent the last couple of weeks asking people, "What is money?" And most people will tell me, "money is a tool." For most of us, money is used to get things we want. If I want to hire an employee, I need money. If I want to take a vacation with my family, I need money. You get the idea. There's an old story about the CEO of Black & Decker telling his salesforce that, "Nobody wants drills; they want holes. They only buy a drill because they need a hole." The tool is not a destination; it's a vehicle to get us to our destination. But is that how we act around money? Do you … Continue Reading »

Creative Agency Owners: What Are the Most Common Hiring Mistakes and How to Avoid Them?

10 Steps to Hiring Your Ideal Employee You own a creative agency with a small staff. You’ve got an open position. While it remains open, it means more work for you and less time to manage your agency. Perhaps, your business is larger. That open position is going to negatively impact your productivity. That’s going to put a dent in your bottom line. Whatever the size of your firm, you can’t afford to have a position remain open. It’s painful for you. So, you make a hire quickly.  Now you may have caused an even bigger problem. You might have hired an employee who … Continue Reading »

8 Reasons Candidates Decline Job Offers at Your Agency

And How to Respond to a Declined Job Offer As a creative agency owner, you will know how difficult it is to recruit the right people. And it’s getting tougher. We’re currently in the toughest hiring market in living memory. Sure, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, at the beginning of October 2021, there are 8.4 million potential workers. But there are almost 11 million open jobs. It’s a candidate’s market. The competition for talent is intense, and it’s difficult to tell what the best candidates are looking for in a job. They might be looking for a … Continue Reading »