In this occasional series, Ad Age asked small agency chiefs what they would do differently if starting their shops today.
Starting your own agency is insane and I like to advise people of that if they ask. It's not the wrong thing to do or ripe for regret; it just takes a wild leap of faith.
People have long said the highs are higher and the lows are lower. It's true. The empowered feeling that every decision made impacts others is so real. It's also heavy.