I had a brilliant and lively conversation about the value of being helpful, enthusiasm, the craft of writing, storytelling, today's media landscape, and more with Jessica Greenwood, Chief Strategy Officer of R/GA.
Jessica was a journalist before being hired as a strategist and advocates the importance of writing as a craft for strategists in the creative communications industry. Jess was named to Ad Age U.S. Women to Watch Class of 2019.
"The big rub on strategists is that they prefer to be clever rather than helpful." "As we go to a more data led world, and this sort of signal to noise ratio gets a little more confusing, I think writing is something we need to talk about more. I don't think it's made clear enough to strategists entering the industry that you are a storyteller, you have to tell a story in a way that is irrefutable."- Jessica Greenwood
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