Tag: work

April 18, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / 5things / No Comments

Five things on Friday #68

TweetThings of note for the week ending April 18th, 2014. 1. BFI Player Not sure if this is available outside of the UK but the British Film Institute launched their own web-based content player recently. If you like bloody good film, it’s not a bad place to rent stuff from (and there’s 15% off if […]

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March 2, 2014 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Interesting, Life, Mobile, Social Media, Working / No Comments

New stuff from me.

TweetShort post covering off five things that happened this past seven days. Regular readers will know I run a feature called ‘Five things on Friday‘ and I very nearly included these things in that, but then I realised it went against my own brief for that (e.g.: things about me might not actually be that […]

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December 31, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Life, Ogilvy, predictions, Working / 9 Comments

2013: in review

TweetWhere do I start? Photo from my trip to Aldwych Underground station in November. Let’s start with numbers. THE BLOG The most popular post of 2013 was the publication of a rare DJ set from The Avalanches (I can thank Josh Russell and an appearance on Reddit for that particular bump), and coming in at […]

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December 29, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / How to, Ogilvy, Working / 3 Comments

How to write a trend document

TweetSharing is caring. A couple months ago, at work, the new group-level European head of social media challenged me to come up with a couple of ideas that could form part of a trend document for the New Year – ‘We need a trend on one slide, and then maybe a slide on what to […]

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October 5, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Charity, Health, Ogilvy / 5 Comments

Team Ogilvy London vs Tough Mudder UK

Tweet“We came. We saw. We kicked its ass.” Saturday, October 5th – my Ogilvy colleagues and I completed the Tough Mudder North West challenge. 12 miles. 25 obstacles. One amazing feat. Back in May, I started working with Ogilvy & Mather London Advertising on the Expedia UK account. The team were awesome and welcomed me […]

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February 9, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Home Life, Working / 1 Comment

A day in the life

TweetOf me, not this box – I just like the photo Recently, on the way back to London after a client meeting, I had an urge to get home and make shoot some stop-motion video. I’ve done a few before and, well, I enjoy it. Upon expressing this to a colleague, he replied: ‘That’s great! […]

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January 29, 2013 / by James Whatley">James Whatley / Working / 3 Comments


TweetIn three easy steps – [that’s not me, that’s Josh– he asked me to write this post] Switch Wi-Fi off Put a GTD playlist on Then GTD How do you do it?

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