Find The Brand’s Truth, Then Present It In A Winning Way

How does Wieden + Kennedy do what Wieden + Kennedy does?

It’s no secret. According to agency partner, John Jay, the agency endeavors to understand the soul of a company.

There’s something important in Jay’s explanation. By seeking the soul of a company, it means W+K listens as carefully as it speaks. Jay also mentions the need to “have empathy” for a company’s culture and to understand “what the truth is. ”

Too many people inside and outside of advertising think advertising is about advancing untruths. It many cases it is, but the truth beautifully revealed is so much more powerful, as W+K has shown over and over again.

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About David Burn

Native Nebraskan seeking the perfect pale ale in the Pacific Northwest. Copywriter and brand strategist at Bonehook. Co-founder and editor of AdPulp.

  • Douglowell

    Nice! Thanks for posting this where I’d see it, David.

    • http://adpulp.com David Burn

      Sure Doug, glad you found it, and found it interesting. Jay seems like a good guy to know.