I hate it when people are surveyed about recessions, its almost always useless and serves the media fear mongering - if it bleeds it leads.
Ok, there will be more resistance and tightened budgets...that just means you need to work smarter..not nec. harder. Learn new skills...increase your closing percentage by 10% by reading ...trying new things...
Recessions are always ways to trim the hedges and improve efficiency.
Carla Hendra, co-CEO of Ogilvy North America, said the economic climate coupled with the fragmentation of media has created an "interesting and dynamic time" for the business.
"It's almost an all-bets-are-off kind of moment where you have to reinvent yourself," Ms. Hendra said. "We don't have a business anymore where we make a marketing plan for the year. We're making them every day, and that's had fundamental implications for how we staff and how we get compensated."
"Economic climate and fragmentation"? "all bets are off kind of moment to reinvent yourself"????
When is she going to leverage synergies and incorporate win win situations so they can arrive at ball park solutions with out of the box team players?
Sounds like corporate speak to me...sounds like if she said nothing, we would have obtained the same amount of information ...