The outcomes at the Holmes Report 2017 North American SABRE Awards weren’t what we hoped. Our company was recognized in many ways: top five midsize agency to work for in North America, finalist for Corporate/B2B agency of the year, and national finalists for campaigns with Donate Life Ohio (Non-Profit Organization) and Highlights for Children (Branded […]
When Forbes has a headline like, “Why Cleveland Is America’s Hottest City Right Now,” you know it’s been a big year. From the Cavalier’s NBA Championship win to hosting the Republican National Convention, it is safe to say that Cleveland has made it to the big leagues.
“Take a walk in someone else’s shoes.” This is a phrase we hear often. It is especially relevant for communication practitioners who step into the metaphorical shoes of their client in order to understand their point of view. It’s also used to see through the lens of a target audience to identify the best approach […]
By Beth Whelley and Paul Vetter We don’t usually comment on daytime TV in this space, but today we’ll make an exception. Tuesday on “Live with Kelly and Michael,” Kelly Ripa returned from a self-imposed exile after learning she was among the last to know that her co-host Michael Strahan was leaving the show to […]
“Oh, my aching back!” “Boy is my neck stiff!” If you’ve ever uttered these words (and who hasn’t), you are a victim of the effects of poor posture. Your mother and teachers knew that sitting up straight is important. What they may not have known was how proper posture can positively impact productivity.
By the time that David Letterman ended his reign as a late night talk show leader, he had shared more than 4,600 top 10 lists. During his 30 years on television, the topics changed to reflect what was happening in politics, sports, current events and pop culture. He developed quite a fan following for his […]
We’re fortunate to work in an industry of great passion and pride. It makes inspiration easy to find and excitement gratuitous. But this is still hard work. There are tight timelines, heavy hurdles and long days. The truth is, for me, punching a clock isn’t satisfying. A guaranteed 5 o’clock departure sounds nice in theory, […]
I have officially experienced my first Fahlgren Mortine Halloween. Where to begin? All associates were encouraged to dress as themes by department and my area was deemed the heart of the jungle. After a brief discussion it was decided that I would dress as a giraffe. Unfortunately, I put off getting my costume until the […]
Today is the first day of Shocktober here at Fahlgren Mortine, and it’s the start of our holiday season filled with CEOs hiding in closets and prank phone calls from clients. In fact, when Neil Mortine called to offer me a job as a senior account executive with his firm several years ago, luring me […]
Philanthropy and community engagement have always been a part of the culture at Fahlgren Mortine. A few years ago, we collapsed three business units into one while also expanding office locations. This required associates to collaborate in new ways, and it wasn’t always easy. During this period of transition, Operation Feed was introduced to the […]