Measure twice, cut once.

“Measure twice, cut once.” That’s one of my dad’s favourite bits of advice to impart.

As well as helping to avoid wonky shelves and stodgy cakes, it’s also good advice when looking to move from agency-side to your first in-house position.

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Swings & Roundabouts

This week I managed to grab 10 minutes with Ercan Kamil, Head of Search at MoneySupermarket, one of the UK’s top performing dotcoms. We discussed initial perceptions and the reality on moving from one of the leading media agencies PHD to MoneySupermarket…  hopefully dispelling some myths along the way.


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Navigating the agency universe

Stars. They’re nice enough, but they all look the same from here don’t they?

In truth, they vary a lot. The smallest known star is OGLE-TR-122b, which is 96 times the size of Jupiter (6,711,456km in radius). HR5171 by comparison is 900,000,000km in radius. That’s over 134 times the size. To put that in context, the average British male is 175.3 cm tall. If OGLE-TR-122b was the height of the average man, HR5171 would be 22,789 cm tall – the height of Number One Canada Square, the tallest building in Canary Wharf.

Not all things that look the same are the same. Last week, Dan explored the perception that all agencies are the same. What’s the reality?

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