Posts tagged as agency life

Creative burnout is a thing. Here are 8 ways to help shake it off.

Posted by on the 23rd of January 2019 | Comments

For most of us in the creative realm, the end of the year often means fielding hurried client requests to spend leftover budgets before the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. No problem, right? Not quite. After a long year of pushing the creative boundaries, burnout is almost inevitable; especially as time inches closer […]

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Career Focus: Traffic Management

Cerebra Posted by on the 5th of December 2016 | Comments

It takes a lot of people to make an agency run smoothly. A crucial role in making sure deadlines are met lies with Traffic Management, a department that doesn’t always get the credit it deserves. Here at Cerebra we have a team of three Traffic Managers who do a remarkable job managing the workflow, creative […]

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Inspire growth or go extinct

Cerebra Posted by on the 30th of August 2016 | Comments

My dad qualified as a diesel mechanic out of school and built a significant career in construction and mining. Like many specialists, the knowledge he gained in his first two decades of work became his competitive differentiator. If he knew more than the next guy or girl, he had a better chance of being promoted. […]

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Finding a space to think

Posted by on the 28th of July 2016 | Comments

About four months ago, I got an idea in my head to do the Knysna Forest Half Marathon. I’m not even sure it was a good idea, testament to the sexy elasticated strapping on my calf muscle due to a muscle tear, but it was an idea nevertheless. But more pointedly, it was one of […]

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Loyalty: You’ve Been Doing it Wrong

Craig Rodney Posted by on the 12th of July 2016 | Comments

Loyalty is one of Cerebra’s core values. It’s one of the most important of the six and it’s also the hardest to explain. Loyalty is regularly seen as a justification for following your heart and not your head – staying in a situation beyond the point where it makes sense, or supporting someone even when […]

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Career Focus: Design

Cerebra Posted by on the 4th of February 2016 | Comments

Last month, we celebrated the incredible work done by community managers at Cerebra and across the world. In February, we’re turning our focus to the design team. We’ll look at a case study in which design informed one of our most successful ever projects, we’ll spend some time at the Design Indaba, and hear from […]

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