For your reading pleasure

Recently commentary published on MediaPost’s Media Insider:

Future Of Agency Business Is With Small And Mid-Sized Regionals

The Impending War for Talent

It’s a unique challenge facing companies over the next few years. How to find the people coming into the workforce who have some measure of experience, vs. balancing hiring people you’ll have to train on your own? Couple this with the challenge of the “entitled” employee, and you can see how hiring will be even more important going forward.

Read the full article about The Impending War for Talent on MediaPost

A long time ago. In a galaxy far, far before Pantone

In 1692, Dutch artist A. Boogert created a 700-page tome titled Traité des couleurs servant à la peinture à l’eau. The manuscript was uncovered by Erik Kwakkel, a Medieval historian.

Read the full story and see more from the manuscript on Fast Company.

An interesting read from the folks over at Lost Remote

What happens when everyone debuts their Super Bowl commercials before the game?

Friday Reading Fun

Why all PR pros should start their careers as servers – from Ragan’s PR Daily.

You could easily replace PR with advertising, marketing or any handful of job types and most — if not all — of this still holds true.