APPLY NOW: MGP iCR8 Winter Boot Camp

Ready to stop being an aspiring creative and ready to do?

Seriously, want to spend 3-weeks at your own pop-up agency creating a campaign for real clients? If this opportunity sounds like your cup of…er…tea (sorry, couldn’t resist) apply to the Marcus Graham Project’s 2017 iCR8 Winter Boot Camp.

Its third year in Chicago, the iCR8 Winter Boot Camp aims to give a diverse group of aspiring ad folks exposure to the industry and experience to propel them into the world of advertising and media.

And everyone I know who participated in MGP are absolute rockstars.

Be a rockstar. Apps are due December 17, so get to it.



If Chicago winters aren’t your thing (trust me, they ain’t pretty), get started on their flagship summer boot camp application.

No more caffeine withdrawals

Happy Monday! (And happy belated Fourth of July, Halloween, Veteran’s Day and National Pizza Day.)

I took a break. A summer and a fall break. After moving from gig to gig, and a little work slump, I wasn’t in the right frame of mind to offer advice, and honestly felt a bit uninspired. But with the current political climate, I couldn’t sit idly by anymore. I had to do something to show that people of color voices matter. Our images matter. Our art matters. Our creative matters.

We matter.

So let’s close out 2016 with a bang.

There’ll be lots of new posts covering pre-agency woes, office politics and many more book reviews—lots of reading has been done in my absence.

There’ll be some surprises and changes along the way, but all with the goal of giving you, my dear readers, the tools you need to start and maintain a kick-ass creative career.

Let’s do this.

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