Dissident Spin Doctor: Impact of turbulent times on industry women

by Emma King. I’ve started to notice things which show that events on a world stage trickle down to all facets of life, including our own industry.

The Business of Business: We need more women leaders in adland

by Jerry Mpufane (@JerryMpufane) If research has found that women have an edge over men when it comes to expressing their emotions and perceiving the emotions in those around them, how come so few of them lead in the agency world? How come so few of them lead on the creative floor?

Gail Curtis leaves Saatchi & Saatchi

by Herman Manson (@marklives) Gail Curtis has left advertising and her position as group CEO at Saatchi & Saatchi South Africa, after nine years with the agency. She departed in May 2014 but is committed to advising the agency through July. Her plans are to establish a new consultancy focused on mentoring women in senior management positions.

Dissident Spin Doctor: Navigating the industry as a woman

by Emma King (@EmmainSA) Personally, I have never felt as if I’ve have been held back in my career because of being a woman. But, bar PR agencies (which have a higher than average women/men ratio, for reasons we won’t go into here), we would be hard-pressed to name more than a handful of MDs, CEOs or ECDs of major local creative companies who are women. Why is that?

Online CPD Courses Psychology Online CPD Courses Marketing analytics software Marketing analytics software for small business Business management software Business accounting software Gearbox repair company Makeup artist