We All Need Someone To Say, “You Are The Best”

Sean Cummins, CEO of CumminsNitro in Brisbane, Australia, has enjoyed a stellar week at Cannes, winning an unprecedented three Grand Prix (in Direct, PR and Cyber) for a single campaign–the “Best Job in the World” effort for Tourism Queensland.

In related news, Dion Hughes of Persuasion thinks award shows are “crucial” for the ad biz. I don’t share that sentiment, although I do see the truth in some of the driving factors Hughes’ makes mention of.

The creative people working through the weekend on your business are not doing it just so they can sell your product, make you happy and keep their jobs. They’re doing it because they want to come up with something better, something that will make them famous, or at least worthy.

Join the debate on Hughes’ site, or get in to here.

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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. Contributor to The Content Strategist. Doer of the things written about herein.