What's new from Convivio in September to help you and your agency.
Too many leaders think they need to keep the stressful stuff to themselves, and put a rose-tinted spin on everything to the team.
I heard from someone senior at an agency recently, with a story that should be a wake up call for all of us.
Reflect on your agency without you, and what you can do to ensure it is prepared.
It's easy to feel overwhelmed, and not know where to start on your long wishlist of big-picture things to do.
The role of the agency founder is to build the business to do the work, not to do the work of the business.
What's new from Convivio in August, to help you run a healthy agency.
Right at the end of the special summer series of reflections on your agency, is just one more thing...
What do you need to become for your agency to become what you need it to be?
If an agency is to be more than just creating a job for yourself, then it needs to contribute towards your dreams and ambitions.
Imagine you've just had the perfect week in your agency.
Imagine that I've just joined your agency's advisory board. In advance of the first meeting, you and I are meeting for a couple of hours one-to-one.
This week, consider the events of the last twelve months and think about the people in your agency who were involved at each turn.
The first of six summer specials with prompts to think about when you get some time to yourself to think and dream about your agency.
The agency business model is more complex than just keep on keeping on — agencies have to sense and adapt more rapidly than any other kind of business.
Every business needs regular rethinking and redesigning, and it's possible to re-inject that startup freedom and energy without starting from scratch.
It takes two to tango, the saying goes. It's a dance of partners that becomes astounding when both are accomplished in their roles.
If selling your agency comes to your mind be very careful to not slip into selling out. If you want to exit, the route should be through selling up.