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Is your new business strategy based on proximity or positioning?
January 16, 2015 | By Tim Williams
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What are the key criteria you use when looking for prospective clients? More importantly, what criteria are your key prospects using when they’re looking for you? All too often, agencies default to the same criteria almost all other (unfocused) agencie …

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The key indicators of your firm’s success
December 9, 2014 | By Tim Williams
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What exactly constitutes success in context of a professional services business like an advertising agency? Should success be defined exclusively in financial terms? Is it more about reputation and recognition? This topic actually produces some heated …

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The Outcomes Business
November 19, 2014 | By Tim Williams
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Answer this simple question: What is the value of three hours of your time spent on a client’s business? You can probably tell me what the cost of your time is (salary plus overhead), but assigning a value to the time is a much more subjective question …

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Tim Williams brings a fresh, provocative perspective to the issues and challenges facing agencies in the 21st century. Agencies here in Latin America find Tim’s content to be exceptionally useful in navigating their firms into the future.
Henry Northcote, Managing Director, ACHAP (Association of Chilean Advertising Agencies)

As an astute observer and thinker regarding the ad industry, Tim stimulates agency leaders to expand their consideration of how to structure and manage their businesses. He challenges convention and tradition to encourage the critical thinking agency leaders should do to maintain relevant, vibrant and profitable organizations.
Gregory T. Walker, 4A’s, SVP, Agency Relations & Membership

Tim Williams has consistently brought innovative thinking, insights, and important perspectives that have been the catalyst to new directions for our members. His deep knowledge, practical experience, and his ability to push agencies into new directions makes him an essential partner to our organization. His style is comfortable, yet you can feel the passion for the business every time he starts the conversation with a group.
Peter Gerritsen, Executive Director, TAAN