Author Archives: Adam Marsella

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
Six months have raced by, and today is the last day of my volunteer assignment at the Society.  I can’t wait to see what I’ve helped develop for the 75th Anniversary ‘in market’ in 2013. It has been an amazing, life-changing experience that has opened my eyes in…

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
The past four months volunteering at the CCS have felt, in many ways, like my first four months at GSK back in ’98.  Then as now, I was sharing an office with someone very close to the history of the organization: at CCS, that history has come in…

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
You could easily argue that a strong brand never needs a complete reinvention, and that minor adjustments over the years is a better way to go.  Much has been made of Coke trying something more radical in the early 80s, only to quickly realize their mistake and revert…

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
Easily the strangest office curio I have ever worked with: the disembodied daffodil head. Part of our look into the historical archives uncovered another rare flower:  1960s comic book highlighting the newly-discovered dangers of smoking – I knew that Chuck kid was bad news, right from the cover. …

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
 This week’s topic was supposed to be simple: reblogging some of my favorite posts from the GSK PULSE main blog.  After two attempts and 30 minutes of searching for the mysterious and elusive “reblog” button in my WordPress reader (can’t believe I’m admitting this), my CCS PULSE colleague…

Originally posted on More Time to Think?:
The reason behind the title “more time to think?” was completely straightforward: roughly 16 hours a week of commuting time (that’s an incremental 12 hours beyond what I was doing before!); I was definitely trying to put an optimistic spin on what could otherwise be seen as soul-crushing. …

Last Day at GSK Tomorrow

Tomorrow is my last day at GSK until 2013.  In two weeks, I start my PULSE placement helping the Canadian Cancer Society in Marketing.  For those of you so inclined:  adammarsellapulse2012.wordpress.com (More Time to Think?) Best of luck to all the other 2012 volunteers – was great to meet many of you down in Phily […]