Gabberissue #4:
Competition

Compete to get a job. Compete to win a client. Compete to get work made, compete to win awards and compete against competitors who may well be sociopaths, as Jess Lilley, CD at Leo Burnett Melbourne, reveals.

You might be a star...

Nadia Ahmad is an art director at BMF and the creator of Handvas, the handy way to display your prints (Awesome. Google. Buy.). She’s here to give us a reality check.

A force to be reckoned with:
Fiona McGee

As a director with Goodoil, FIona McGee constantly competes for jobs, and more often than not comes up trumps. She talks to us about how she got her foot through a very competitive door, and how important it is to feel supported in a competitive environment.

The Battle for Balance

Eric Franken and Marijke Spain are a creative team at The Works. Working with Insta-famous illustrator Struthless, they’ve depicted a fearsome and familiar competition.

First thought wins

Pat Langton is Creative Director at Mo & Partners—now he wonders, if you’re intuition is right, should you disregard first thoughts?

Competing for space in the bottom drawer

Moira Cotnoir is a copywriter at McCann Melbourne. She is mid-way through writing her first novel, is looking to publish her first children's book, and writes for Gabberish about competitive forces impeding the creative process.

Gabberissue #3:
Awards

Max McKeon is Associate Creative Director on Tide at Saatchi & Saatchi NY, and just won a shirtload of awards for the Tide Superbowl Campaign. Now he’s looking for a little perspective.