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I wish I was less ambitious. I would probably be happier if I cared less about my career.

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Let me guess, it’s your “biggest flaw” 🤦‍♂️

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Where do I even start with this bullshit

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Damn must be hard to be so DRIVEN BRUH. I’m perfectly happy being a moderately content yet unaccomplished avatar of mediocrity, devoid of all aspiration.

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This is so real

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You should read “the subtle art of not giving a fuck” by mark manson

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Same

Saaaaame

As you get more experience, you’ll learn to distinguish which things to be ambitious about.

let’s see the ambitious work

@VP1 you must have read this persons annual review statements/resume before 😂

100% agreed.

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Just refined enough.

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Would someone here with an HM Bradley account be open to DMing me an invite? Please and thank you.

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Thoughts on wealth simple?

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Any tips/resources for the math portion of the case studies? Example stories for PEI (do you use more personal or professional ones)?

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I’m almost four years in the industry, all at one agency. I’m in a small market and can’t really move to another city. My most recent review was positively glowing, and was the first GOOD review I’ve ever gotten from my CD in the four years I’ve worked for him. I was promised a raise and a title change (technically I’m still a junior). I’m so annoyed and feel so used, i’m not even excited about the good review and recently sold work. Kinda feeling lost, I guess.

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What should I do ??

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Hello Everyone...cognitive dissonance should become a skill that you hone well - also practice aloof vigilance. That is going to require learning how to be both un-pressed and offended-as-f.

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APD salary for SF agencies?

Where can I find resources to master R?

Shit this really does exist...😂😂

I thought this was a joke.

Do you ever feel like administrators, either business trained or former providers, push for more productivity without appreciating the humanism of our work or understanding the need for resources specific to our specialty to be successful? What has been your experience?

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Just for fun: what are some items that you own that instagram made you buy?
I noticed I own serums that I bought because I saw cute “shelfies.”
Responses don’t have to be limited to IG.

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Was just let go from my first HR job -- my manager claims it is because she wanted someone with more experience but she knew that I had no experience when I was hired. I was only at the company for about 6 weeks. Any advice? Feeling very disheartened.

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I decided to just buy a new BMW. I’ve never custom built a car. Should I go with a broker or dealership? How do I negotiate with a dealer on a new build? I’m a noob with buying new

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Have been on the bench since the SPG Marriott merger so haven’t stayed at too many properties. What do I have to do to merge my two accounts?

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Tips on buying suits and shirts in Shanghai ? Is there anything else to shop for while here? TIA

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Experiencing severe teacher burn out. I need help. Please give recommendations as to what I can do.

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Hi fishes ,

Last week i had management round and before finishing they said hr will call you for package discussion. When i can expect the call and how long the process will take to get offer letter.

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I feel like immigrants are not welcome at the PR and marketing agencies. Is it a case at your agency? If yes, why?

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Who else is in the bathroom right now?

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I’m the office sneezer :/

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I’m enjoying Marvel’s Inhumans more than expected given prior reviews

Watched the Fyre documentaries and I’m convinced every startup is a mess and at least some part fraudulent and helmed by someone whose best trait is delusion. Fyre just got found out, while others don’t.

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Trying to switch up some things in a client workshop that has had the same agenda for awhile. Anyone have interesting product positioning brainstorming exercises to recommend?

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I flush my tampons.

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Ad Agency life is akin to porn.

The 15 seconds of happiness was preceded by 124 billable hours of pain.

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I know how Jack (Founder, Jack in the Box) eats his food but will take that secret to the grave

I fight the urge to hit on some of the people I come across on LinkedIn. I mean, attractive, career orientated, mature, professional single people is what most of us are looking for no?

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Sometimes I wish I had a big black dildo in my bag so I could slap you in the face when you mansplain.

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To be perfectly honest I love my job. There, I said it

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AAE for 8 months, since month 4 executives have put me on projects with planning directors and VPs and had me do a proposal for brand planning bc my degree is in strategy. How soon can I become an AP?

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I think social media is stupid and has no influence on purchasing decisions or brand equity .

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Has anyone used Talkspace? Is it as good as in person therapy? Or is it a waste of time?

I’m so burnt out I’m becoming worse and worse at my job.

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What’s the shortest amount of time you’ve taken in a new job to realize that your new agency is a shit show and you need out?

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I am over it. Over “do Cannes worthy work” at every brief, no promotions for my juniors (or myself), daily degradation, zero process, client chasing cheap solves, account dictating creative. Now what.

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Not related but my roommate cooks strong smelling food EVERY NIGHT at 1-2 am (my room is right next to the kitchen), is this normal? Am I an asshole if I bring this up?

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On a lighter side, flat sheet or no flat sheet on your bed? I hear people are getting rid of their top sheet bedding.

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