Thought du Jour
Ambition has a huge price.
His twenty-six year career in advertising (New York, London and Los Angeles) culminated in becoming the Chairman of two Omnicom agencies… read more…
October 1993 – Hawaii. A drunk driver speeds toward a bend in the road. From the opposite direction, Phil Slott (Creative Director, writer and triathlete)is headed for the gym. A drunk driver skids into the wrong lane and in a millisecond, life, as Phil knew it is over.
Phil’s organs, bones, and much of his brain are broken. What he came to realize is that his creative drive and passion remain intact. These abilities then become the foundation for his inspiring recovery… read more… or BUY NOW on AMAZON
Just finished listening to Damage Control on audible. Loved it! My 21 year old son was serving his country in the US Army when he fell and broke his arm while running in PT. He had elbow surgery on 9/10/18. Two days later he was back on the surgery table to remove a 6.5 cm brain tumor found on a CT the day prior… read more
NEVER LET ‘EM SEE YOU SWEAT
Phil Slott, author of Never Let ‘Em See You Sweat: A Tranquilizer for Presenters, has written a brilliant book for professionals who have to make presentations. Taken from his 26 years experience in many top advertising firms, Slott’s points are intelligent, clear and thought provoking.
Phil Slott started his career as a junior copywriter, and was so nervous when he had to present that he would have to pray on the floor of his studio apartment before meetings. Years later, as chairman of BBDO London, Slott was adept at holding an audience of hundreds in the palm of his… read more…