Lesley Svenson
Lesley Svenson
[Biz Takeouts Radio Show & Podcasts] This week we look at 21C business solutions, a training and education company who will be piloting an 8 week short course at Vega School in Cape Town from 2 July to 20 August 2016.
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Emma Carpenter
Cannes About Town: And the winner is...

Jury member Claire Waring (SapientNitro Asia) tests out NYT VR
Jury member Claire Waring (SapientNitro Asia) tests out NYT VR
[Emma Carpenter] Last night, we awarded an exceptional piece of work, The New York Times VR app, a Cannes Lions Grand Prix in Mobile...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Learning to engage your clients more effectively - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] With all the technology available to businesses and individuals these days, it's even easier to engage your clients. You just need to have the motivation to get on your tech and do it...

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Erik Du Plessis
About Neuroscience, whorehouses and advertising

About Neuroscience, whorehouses and advertising
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[Erik Du Plessis] When I worked in advertising in the 1970s, a popular joke was: "Don't tell my mother I work in advertising; she thinks I'm a piano player in a whorehouse..."

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Walter Pike
The real "big idea"

The real "big idea"
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[Walter Pike] I have become fascinated by the idea of ideas...

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Ann Nurock
"Why you don't need an innovation department to foster innovation."

72andSunny's Jarvis, Cole and Boiler.
72andSunny's Jarvis, Cole and Boiler.
[Ann Nurock] If ever there was a title for a talk that didn't live up to its name it was this one by 72andSunny...

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Andre Trollip
The user experience

The user experience[Andre Trollip] We've been focused on the user experience since we began our business, streamlining and simplifying, with the aim of creating a seamless mobile interaction...

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Leigh Andrews
#YouthMonth: Today's design students, tomorrow's design entrepreneurs

Stru by Sabelo Sibisi © Ryno Fourie.
Stru by Sabelo Sibisi © Ryno Fourie.
[Leigh Andrews] With the country's unemployment rate having jumped from 24.5% to 26.7% in the first quarter of 2016 alone, there's never been a better time to nurture the youth's entrepreneurial spirit. Here's how two design students have already started their entrepreneurial journeys...

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Pasqua Heard
#YouthMonth: Campaigning for free with Generation Z

#YouthMonth: Campaigning for free with Generation Z[Pasqua Heard] Absa Retail Bank recently redesigned their Absa MegaU product and launched a new campaign aimed at generation Z and founded on the various meanings of the word 'free'...

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Musa Kalenga
Transformational leadership for an inclusive and diverse digital industry - IAB South Africa

Musa Kalenga[Musa Kalenga] More people on the planet own mobile phones than toothbrushes. These levels of mobile technology adoption have created the ability for people that were previously "excluded" to be part and parcel of local and global business...

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Quinton Pienaar
Roles of sales critical in customer-centric environment

Roles of sales critical in customer-centric environment[Quinton Pienaar] The role of sales is underestimated, as it has had to evolve dramatically, because of the connected world we live in, and adapt to the new customer that this has bred...

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Leigh Andrews
#YouthMonth: Worth their brand activation salt

KFC Colonel's Couch
KFC Colonel's Couch
[Leigh Andrews] Relatively new brand activation agency Be Salt has proven its worth with a number of delicious client wins lately, such as KFC and Kellogg's. Here's how they're also shaking up the tricky youth activation industry...

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Brendan Seery
[Orchids & Onions] Real people. Real estate. A great ad combination...

Screengrabs from the ad - they're all 'Pam'.
Screengrabs from the ad - they're all 'Pam'.
[Brendan Seery] The decision whether to use real people connected with a brand or to pay actors or voice artists is often a difficult one to make...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: Creative collaboration in the mobile world

#CannesLions2016: Creative collaboration in the mobile world[Ann Nurock] Ann Nurock at Cannes spoke with Nicola Mendelsohn, Facebook VP of Europe, Middle East and Africa, about the need for creative collaboration, especially in the mobile world...

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Amanda Patterson
The 18 responses you need for content to go viral

The 18 responses you need for content to go viral[Amanda Patterson] Content that elicits extreme positive or negative emotions gets your audience's attention. Once you have their attention, it is easier to get them to share...

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Terry Murphy
What Primedia Outdoor got from FEPE

VW Mass transit
VW Mass transit
[Terry Murphy] The OOH industry is in the midst of a sea-change - that much was apparent at this year's FEPE conference in Barcelona...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: Badger and Winters - Women are not objects

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[Ann Nurock] In 2011 Madonna Badger, a successful advertising executive lost her three daughters and mother in an Xmas house fire. "I lost everything, but thankfully I did not lose my mind." She says seven years later...

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Ann Nurock
#CannesLions2016: Redefining promotions

#CannesLions2016: Redefining promotions[Ann Nurock] Eoin Welsh, chief creative officer at Havas, was part of the Promotion & Activations jury at Cannes Lions 2016. He spoke with Ann Nurock about the quality of work and how South African agencies can improve in this area...

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Emma Carpenter
Cannes About Town: In the Jury Room

The mobile jury, hard at work.
The mobile jury, hard at work.
[Emma Carpenter] 'We're looking for the previously inconceivable', a piece of work that goes far beyond just never having been done before, you're looking for a piece of work that will change the entire industry...

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Leigh Andrews
The rise of short-form, real-time content

Oosthuizen
Oosthuizen
[Leigh Andrews] Joanna Oosthuizen, national managing director of Ogilvy Public Relations South Africa, is one of just two South Africans included in PR Week's 2016 Global Power Book. She exclusively talks us through the future of the PR industry

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