Friday Morning Stir

By Doug Zanger 

-Manulife and TBWA\Singapore brought in a well-known actor, Lim Kay Tong, for a masterclass on acting out a heart attack. Most went over-the-top, but the point was that there are more subtle signs that people may not notice.

Mark Penn‘s Stagwell Group is making a $100 million investment in MDC Partners.


-Cha-ching. Sir Martin Sorrell is getting a nice little bonus … from WPP.

-Adweek’s advisory board weighs in on how diversity efforts should be strong year-round.

-Money well spent? For $6, you can have 30 minutes inside a coworking spa in the new Hudson Yards development in New York.

-An Apple/Spotify battle appears to be brewing.

-Looking for that special wedding color palette? Pantone has you covered.