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Inside a unique ad design agency
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Inc Magazine has a fairly interesting report
about life in one of the biggest independent ad design firms in the US, the Richards Group, controlled by Stan Richards, who rules in a fairly atypical way. First, he insists on strict 8:30 AM to 6 PM days, with punch in cards. Then, meetings are run in an orderly fashion, where if any employee is late, they don't get in. Stan's typical day during a hot summer day is inside a meeting room talking about contracts. Most creative companies are the complete opposite, promoting a relaxed attitude, but Stan Richards insists that his way works, having brought his agency to billings of $1.28 billion. Read the full article for more about his management style.