Cash is King

Cash really is king in agency life, so you’d better make sure that you have an excellent handle on its critical role in, and flow throughout, your business. I started proceedings to recover a bad debt this month. Nothing unusual there, you might say, but it’s the first time I have had to do it […]

Learn to delegate or it will kill your growth

Failure to delegate tasks effectively will put the break on your growth and prevent your workforce from developing crucial skills One of my fondest moments from my early agency days was watching a board director follow a secretary out of the office to make sure that the new business documents for the next day’s pitch were […]

Building a stronger business in 2019

My latest PR Week Agency Doctor column gives some thought to building a stronger business in 2019 – stand out, stash the cash and be flexible. https://www.prweek.com/article/1522844/agency-doctor-financially-stronger-improve-reputation-while-coping-brexit  

Agency Doctor: Behind the Column: Kate Hartley, Polpeo

      In my February Agency Doctor column for PR Week I used social media simulations company Polpeo as a great example of innovation in the PR sector. This interview with COO of Polpeo, Kate Hartley, gives you an insight into the process of innovation and what it is like selling an innovative service. […]