Member Since April 2022
Nic founded the new media production agency Five to Sixty in 2015, with the belief that short social videos, stills and gifs are the best way to leave lasting impressions on today’s audiences. In recent years, Five to Sixty has been hired to create digital commercials for some of the world’s leading brands including Don Julio, Sensodyne, Pepsi, Spotify, and Popeyes. Nic thrives on working in collaborative environments, and has partnered with international advertising agencies such as AKQA, GUT, Wunderman, and VaynerMedia. His Coca Cola broadcast commercial received the Cannes Lions Mo Film award, and in 2019, Five to Sixty's work on the Pepsi Super Bowl Campaign was honored with a Gold and Silver Telly Award. He believes every film, whether it is the episode of a show, a music video, or a five second digital ad, has a story to tell.
When your company starts to grow steadily, it can become nearly impossible for you as a leader to find time to meet with staff individually on a regular basis. Instead, consider alternative communication strategies to save time while ensuring you and your team stay on the same page. To help you do this, 11 Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) members answered the following question:
Hybrid and remote work models have quickly become the new normal for many companies. While working remotely offers many benefits to employees, many of the perks that used to keep staff productive and happy in an office setting are no longer relevant when employees are working from home. To learn about creative perks to offer your remote employees, members of Young Entrepreneur Council recommend the following 11 ideas.
With so many electronic devices and social media platforms, it's easier than ever before for even the most focused and organized of professionals to get distracted from the task at hand. Combine that with the fact that work-from-home and hybrid work models have become popular for many companies, and it should really come as no surprise that people are having a hard time focusing. However, with a little discipline and a few routine changes, there are some effective ways to banish procrastination, minimize multitasking and achieve focus during your workday. To that end, 12 members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) share their insights on the following question:
Dealing with conflict is no easy feat — especially when it’s coming from an upset customer. Whether it’s problems finding information on your website or frustrations with a particular product or service, any issue has the potential to turn into a major conflict if not handled properly from the start. For customer support professionals, keeping the tone of conversations with customers both productive and positive can go a long way in ensuring situations don’t escalate. To help you achieve this, a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council experts each share their best advice for keeping customer support conversations positive and explain why these tips work so well.
Five to Sixty
Born in Brooklyn in 2015, Five to Sixty has grown from a small team of producers to a boutique new media production house for some of the world’s most forward-thinking brands. Offering a complete content marketing solution, including strategic insights, original concepts, influencer and celebrity contracting, multi-deliverable productions, and guaranteed media distribution capabilities, Five to Sixty continues to be at the forefront of the branded entertainment industry.