Anyone ever talk to people in other industries who spin their own wheels as much as we do? Have they ever offered advice on how to avoid it? We have to be one of the most inefficient industries around

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We are probably one of the more efficient industries. We have much less bureaucracy than most. Ask someone in film how many years they wasted on a movie that never got made. Or an author whose book never got published. Or a politician whose bill never got passed. Or an architect whose building never got finished. A founder whose startup never got funding. We spin for days or weeks they spin for YEARS.

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Honestly, a big thing for me is being the right level of decisive. Be rigorous when it matters most, but be quick when it matters less.

Also, have the right level of courage. Be diligent when appropriate, but don't get bogged down by worry and fear.

I can't speak to other industries, but indecisiveness and fear are just critically paralyzing.

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Girlfriend works for Uniqlo. Theyve got their own problems and complications. I think everyone has something.

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How about creative process specifically?

There are scientists who’ve been working on decades long research projects only to have the funding pulled at the last second.
Astronauts! Jeez anyone at NASA.
No, I’m happy here in advertising. Quick turnarounds.

agencies bill by the hour. more inefficient = more billing.

To be fair, in advertising most of our wheel spinning is done because we are beholden to clients who spin their own wheels. Anyone who has sat in a room with an account person parroting the buzzwords to a brand team from any major client has seen this

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