Avicii: True Stories: A tale of tragedy, excess, indifference, and home truths

Originally released in 2017, the documentary film ‘Avicii: True Stories’, charting the career and personal life of Swedish DJ and music producer Tim Bergling aka Avicii, reappeared just before Christmas 2018 after a few months off screens following his death. For me its return to screens was timely. In the…

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Tickets podcast: Marc Lewis on running the world’s most awarded advertising school

Listen now:Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Overcast | Spotify | Stitcher | Acast | Google Play Imagine the world’s most awarded advertising school. Perhaps you’re picturing it housed in an imposing campus of magnificient Edwardian buildings made of stone and marble, or a gleaming high rise in midtown Manhattan. In fact you’ll find it on the top floor of a former church…

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Workshop Slide Deck (guided): Lifecycles in products, companies, and careers

Introduction This is a workshop session I designed and facilitated in Summer 2018 (annotated and abbreviated version, with some classroom exercises and notes included for other educators to reference). Here’s the Slideshare version, although this annotated one is far better of course 😉 I created this as part of the growth…

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On the guestlist: Making season 1 of the Tickets podcast

A few weeks ago I received an email from someone telling me they’d just finished the whole season of the Tickets podcast. There’s a mix of gratitude, pride, and slight trepidation in knowing someone has invested their time into something you’ve designed and created. In this case, it involved 10+…

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