Every true entrepreneur knows.

1. When your friends complain about their bosses. 2. Tax season. 3. People suddenly looking up to you and asking your advice and you’re all like 4. The power of getting to make the rules and lay down the law….

The very first "star" of Youtube.

It’s hard to believe it all started with an elephant. Not even just an elephant, but some teenager talking about elephants and their “long fronts.” Pretty unremarkable, right? But it was ten years ago today that this video was first…

Sports advertising earned some major marketing superlatives

Summer is just around the corner, and that means students across the country are getting all set to receive their yearbooks. Perhaps right now they’re voting on who had the best hair, who was the class brain, who was the…

Your big idea may be bright, but are you prepared to see it through?

People think that every big idea goes the same way: a humble, hard-working visionary is going about their daily routine when suddenly, a “eureka!” moment. To them comes their big idea, the revolution that’s going to turn heads, get attention,…

To unplug or not to unplug? That is the question.

You’ll see everyone from so-called business “experts” to layman bloggers who perhaps briefly lived the corporate life waxing philosophical about how you need to turn off your phone when the clock strikes a certain hour, remove your mind from the…

Motivational quotes from Dwight Schrute and many more.

Earlier this week we found ourselves motivated by Kanye and his bold, flamboyant nature. Now that we’re feeling a little inspired, we wanted to gather a collection of motivational quotes from places you’re least likely to find them — TV…

Aaron-Paul

When it comes to vintage commercials or video clips, there’s three levels of funny: one is indisputably funny, no matter what. The other is indisputably unfunny, no matter what. But then there’s one we’re coming across a lot in these…

Kanye West: famous for ranting, but are we missing the genius?

We don’t hate Kanye West. We swear. Okay, we might have made fun of his little Taylor Swift VMA debacle, but that’s a fish-in-a-barrel kind of situation. Nevertheless, if there’s one thing we feel about business, about video, about starting…

Writing for video is harder than it looks.

If you work as a copywriter, a producer or someone who’s going to be writing for video projects, it’s important to know that not all types of writing are equal. You may be the best in the world at writing…

planning-emergency

In our new series, Cliché no More, we’re tackling the clichés in the business world which many are told early on in their career — but we think are dead wrong. Got a cliché or a piece of tired advice…

Lucille Wink

The modern office environment is changing. People are breaking free from norms and traditions. For many, it’s more about the quality and quantity of work you get done than the hours you’re in your chair. It’s more about how you…

A Place to Stand was revolutionary for its use of split-screen technology.

A place to stand, a place to grow, Ontari-ari-ari-O. This song became something of an icon in the late 1960s, used to promote Ontario as a tourism destination and an all-around friendly place. The short film which it accompanied, A…