posted February 19, 2018
Is The Office Killing Your Productivity?
At times we feel the pressure to get more work done, but the reality is few claim our workplaces as our ideal environment for productivity. Why can’t we seem to be our most productive selves at the office?
posted January 29, 2018
Time for a rebrand: mental health
Depending on who you ask, agency life is all fun and games. Yes, there are enormous perks. But it’s also incredibly stressful.
posted January 8, 2018
The Almighty Power of the To-Do List
Everyone wants to get more done. In fact, most people’s New Year’s resolutions will be focused on productivity and efficiency.
posted December 11, 2017
Here’s Some Feedback: Be Constructive
For creatives in the advertising industry, feedback is the name of the game. It’s a given — you know you’re going to get feedback from both your teammates and your clients, probably on a daily basis.
posted November 27, 2017
Dagger Glimpses: The Culture Committee
Since its inception over 14 months ago and its installation 12 months ago, the culture committee has grown into something its members appreciate and honor.
posted October 20, 2017
Dagger Glimpses: 2017 Dagger Retreat
We left the office shortly after 10:00AM. All 25 of us eagerly walked onto the luxury charter bus to head to a destination unfamiliar to most. The air was filled with excitement as conversations between seat-mates continued at a steady pace.
posted September 25, 2017
What Are Your Goals?
At Dagger one of the first questions we ask clients when we’re kicking off a project is, “What are your goals?” As marketers, we recognize and acknowledge why goals are important–so why aren’t we more vigilant about setting them for ourselves?
posted August 28, 2017
Culture Summit 2017: A Short Recap
Almost instantaneously I prepared to make a “Why I Should Attend Culture Summit 2017” case to leadership. A conference focused solely on culture? It sounded like a dream. And now that I’m on the other side of it, I can report that it was.
posted July 21, 2017
Dagger Glimpses: A Dagylmpics Recap
After a false forecast of rain, the highly anticipated 21st of June turned out to be hot and humid. Not only was it the first day of summer, it was also the first-annual Dagger Olympics, what was quickly deemed Daglympics.
posted February 28, 2017
The Importance of Disconnecting
In the competitive ad agency world, your hustle game has to be strong. But the people with the best game know the importance of taking a vacation and truly disconnecting to unwind and recharge. It’s not just forgetting about work for a period of time—it’s about allowing your mind to go somewhere else.