Posts About Leadership

What Makes a Campaign Go Viral?

by Stone Ward Staff

In today’s market, playing inside the box and staying safe with marketing is a recipe for blandness. Never before have audiences suffered more from ad fatigue than they do now than with the rise of targeted digital advertising (except for maybe what feels like the same Geico commercials over and over during the Super Bowl).

Five steps for executing a successful client planning meeting

by Lauren Curtis

With technology prevalent throughout the workplace, our team can communicate with the click of a button, a quick phone call, webinars, screen-shares…you get the drift. While all of this is convenient and allows for constant client communication, there tends to be themes, topics and a camaraderie that can only come from meeting face-to-face.

Stone Ward hires Jeffrey Nodelman as Director of Creative Services, Executive Creative Director

by Liz Hamilton

We’re proud to welcome Jeffrey Nodelman to our team as director of creative services and executive creative director, a newly created position reporting to CEO and Founder Larry Stone.

What Building a House Taught Me About Listening to Experts

by Danny Koteras

I built a house this year, which I have never done before, and it was awesome. Didn’t have a single argument with my wife nor had to “give in” on anything. I took the approach that I wasn’t going to fight over shades of gray. But that’s not what this is about. This is about realizing there are people who do their job every day and are a lot smarter than me when it comes to their work.

Crush Your Work Like a Triathlete

by Kyle Floyd

Crossing the finish line of a triathlon can be a powerful experience. It not only represents the culmination of the hours you've spent on the course during race day, but the weeks or months you've spent training your body to perform. Even for us who just race for personal records, the joy is in the journey, not the finisher's medal. But that's pretty cool, too.

Cheers to Larry Stone and Millie Ward!

by Lucie Pathmann

On Friday, April 11, Larry Stone and Millie Ward were inducted into the Southwest Advertising Hall of Fame, sponsored by the 10th district of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), encompassing Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.

Gordon Logan, Sport Clips CEO and Founder, named Entrepreneur of the Year by the International Franchise Association

by Dana Dussing Berry

It’s been said everyone has a story…and Stone Ward truly believes this about the businesses and people with whom we work. The tale of how Gordon Logan founded and built the franchise Sport Clips Haircuts is one worthy of telling. As our client, we nominated Gordon for the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Entrepreneur of the Year award, one of its highest honors.

Heide Harrell to Serve as 2017 PRSA Southwest District Board Chair

by Lucie Pathmann

Senior Brand Manager and Senior Public Relations Account Manager Heide Harrell, MA, APR, was recently elected to serve as the 2017 chair for the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Southwest District. The district represents 14 chapters in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico and Texas. The District serves as a link between local PRSA chapters and national leadership.

Four Takeaways from Millie Ward - Soiree’s “Little Rock, Big Hero”

by Liz Hamilton

Every day, each of us get to be inspired by our founder and president, Millie Ward. Her creative drive and passion for clients, family and the community are inspiring on their own merit, but it’s her desire to make Stone Ward a fun place to “Build Good” together that makes all of us feel right at home.

Lucie Pathmann Inducted into Leadership Arkansas Class XI

by Liz Hamilton

Our fearless brand and communications leader, Lucie Pathmann, was recently chosen for this year’s Leadership Arkansas class.

Bill Brookshire Inducted Into Leadership Greater Little Rock

by Stone Ward Staff

Each year, hundreds apply but few are selected to participate in Leadership Greater Little Rock. We are happy to announce that one of our own, Bill Brookshire, Creative Director, will be inducted today into the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greater Little Rock class.

Abbi Siler Named a Member of Think Big Little Rock

by Liz Hamilton

Charged with creating strategies to enhance life in the Central Arkansas region and make it a more attractive place for young professionals to live and work, the newly created Think Big Little Rock group has a big goal ahead of them.

Amanda Hughes Graduates from Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce's Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXI

by Stone Ward Staff

Congratulations to Amanda Hughes, one of our senior brand managers, on her graduation from the Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXI.

A Creative Perspective on Connection: 2016 AMIN Integrated Conference - Little Rock

by Stone Ward Staff

A great conference builds many things; professional knowledge, industry insight and personal networking just to name a few. The 2016 AMIN Worldwide Integrated Conference Little Rock, April 24th through the 26th built one of the most important elements of an inspired workforce — connection.

Millie Ward Named Business & Professional Leader of the Year by Rotary Club of Little Rock

by Liz Hamilton

Our very own Millie Ward was honored by the Rotary Club of Little Rock with its Business & 

Professional Leader of the Year Award. She also received a Sidney M. Brooks Fellow medal 

and certificate, the highest honor bestowed by the civic organization.