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Giving Back on the Go

Last week, TPN participated in its Annual Day of Service by volunteering at food banks across the nation.  The Chicago team worked together to unpack, rebag and repack 2,000 pounds of Corn Flakes at the Greater Chicago Food Depository.  It provided a break from the office and gave us a chance to do something different…

Social Media’s March Madness

The Superbowl may have commercials, but March Madness is nipping at its heels with social media, thanks the medium’s ability to attract and interact with a broad range of consumers – and a lot of them. Nielsen’s 2012 Year in Sports revealed that among 18-49 year olds, 99 percent of sports events were viewed on…

What Can an Agency Learn from Miles Davis?

I have a new book on my nightstand. “Yes to the Mess – SurprisingLeadership Lessons from Jazz” by Frank J. Barrett. Mr. Barrett is a professor of management and global policy at the Naval Postgraduate School. He’s also the former pianist of the Tommy Dorsey Band. He makes the convincing case that the experimentation, individual…