Jim Joseph

Jim Joseph

Marketing Master - Author - Blogger - Dad

Jim Joseph is the chief integrated marketing officer and president of the Americas for New York-based communications agency Cohn & Wolfe, part of the media company WPP Group PLC. He is the award-winning author of The Experience Effect series, teaches marketing at New York University, and is on the board of directors for the number one branding school in the country, The VCU Brandcenter. Joseph's new book, Out and About Dad, chronicles his unique journey as a father during a unique time in our cultural evolution.

How to Find and Take the Power Seat
Leadership

How to Find and Take the Power Seat

Different occasions and seating arrangements lead to different places for that all-important "head of the table."
Why I Give Everyone Hugs -- Even Clients
Office Culture

Why I Give Everyone Hugs -- Even Clients

Think hugs are just for family members and lifelong friends? Think again. Hugs may fit into a business setting near you.
Show Your Friends and Family You Love Them With Your Signature Dish
Friends and Family

Show Your Friends and Family You Love Them With Your Signature Dish

Even if you're terrible in the kitchen like me, you should prepare one dish to show how much you care for your loved ones.
Time Really Does Fly. Take Lots of Pictures.
Family

Time Really Does Fly. Take Lots of Pictures.

Don't let your career carry you away from preserving the moments that really matter.
Honesty and Acceptance Starts With Self
Authenticity

Honesty and Acceptance Starts With Self

You have to come clean with yourself first if you expect authenticity from others -- in business and in life.
Leave Biases Behind. Why Can't We Just Ignore Our Differences?
Radicals & Visionaries

Leave Biases Behind. Why Can't We Just Ignore Our Differences?

Prejudice does not discriminate. But as entrepreneurs, we celebrate defying norms, so this shouldn't be an issue.
Instead of Always Aiming to Win, Agree to Agree
Radicals & Visionaries

Instead of Always Aiming to Win, Agree to Agree

You may not always come out on top with this approach, but you'll improve your odds of being happy more often.
3 Pieces of Advice From a Father Who Made It as an Entrepreneur
Radicals & Visionaries

3 Pieces of Advice From a Father Who Made It as an Entrepreneur

While my journey is still in progress, I've made it to the other side in terms of figuring out what I want and trying to balance life's demands while getting there.
An Entrepreneur Reflects on Free Time Now That His Kids, and Business, Are Grown Up
Radicals & Visionaries

An Entrepreneur Reflects on Free Time Now That His Kids, and Business, Are Grown Up

Jim Joseph doesn't miss diapers, but he does miss the primary school days. Oh, and the hunger of growing his agency.
With Every Passing Phase of Life, Remember 'This Too Shall Pass'
Radicals & Visionaries

With Every Passing Phase of Life, Remember 'This Too Shall Pass'

The head of a marketing agency looks to the future as his two young adult children get ready for their next steps.
For Parent-Entrepreneurs, Stop the Guilt by Focusing on One Thing at a Time
Radicals & Visionaries

For Parent-Entrepreneurs, Stop the Guilt by Focusing on One Thing at a Time

Business owners with kids can feel like there is never enough time to do everything at work and at home.
3 'Lessons Learned' for Parents and Entrepreneurs Alike
Work-Life Balance

3 'Lessons Learned' for Parents and Entrepreneurs Alike

Put down your smartphone, take photos of your pooch -- and experience life to the fullest.
Labels Make No Sense. An Example? Consider 'Workaholic Helicopter'
Radicals & Visionaries

Labels Make No Sense. An Example? Consider 'Workaholic Helicopter'

Labels box us into perceptions and structured roles often associated with negativity. So, don't use 'em.
Celebrate the Little Successes as a Salve Against the Bruises of Entrepreneurship and Parenthood
Radicals & Visionaries

Celebrate the Little Successes as a Salve Against the Bruises of Entrepreneurship and Parenthood

When you're juggling two jobs -- entrepreneur and parent -- the days seem endless and the nights can feel just as long. And let's just admit one thing: there's very little reward, or it seems that way.
Want to Be a Happier Parent and More Effective Entrepreneur? Ask for Help.
Work-Life Balance

Want to Be a Happier Parent and More Effective Entrepreneur? Ask for Help.

The owner of a marketing agency learned that he couldn't possibly do it all, not without a little help balancing the multiple demands of work and family.