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Episode 82 of the Copeland Coaching Podcast is now live! This week, we talk to Linda Kaplan Thaler, Chairman of Publicis New York in New York, NY.

Linda is responsible for some of America’s most famous advertising campaigns in the industry, including the Aflac duck, and the daring “Yes, Yes, Yes” campaign for Herbal Essences. Much of her work has become part of America’s pop-culture landscape and she has composed renowned jingles such as, “I’m a Toys ‘R’ Us Kid,” and “Kodak Moments.”

Linda’s client roster at Publicis includes: P&G, Citi, L’Oreal, Pfizer, and Wendy’s. Linda’s talents have earned her the prestigious Matrix Award, the Muse Award, Advertising Woman of the Year Award, and she was named one of Advertising Age’s “Most Influential Women in Advertising.” Most recently, Linda was inducted into the 2015 Advertising Hall of Fame.

Along with Robin Koval, she co-authored the national bestselling book “Grit to Great: How Perseverance Passion and Pluck Take You From Ordinary to Extraordinary.”

On today’s episode, Linda shares what it is that makes the most successful people great, why boredom is important, and the truth about happiness.


Listen and learn more! You can play the podcast here, or download it for free on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher. If you enjoy the program, subscribe today to the Copeland Coaching Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher to ensure you don’t miss an episode!

To learn more about Linda and her book, visit her website here.

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