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Mike Lescarbeau
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Mike Lescarbeau is CEO of advertising agency Carmichael Lynch. Based in Minneapolis, he is responsible for all agency operations, business units and offices, reporting directly to the Interpublic Group in New York.

Previously a creative director at Fallon Worldwide, Hill Holliday and London’s Leagas Delaney, Lescarbeau garnered dozens of the advertising industry’s top honors, including Cannes Gold Lions and the Grand EFFIE.

Entries by Mike Lescarbeau

A Man, a Turkey: Thanksgiving Unplugged

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2013 | 12:01 PM

Last winter I blogged here about an experiment. It involved my plan to turn our newly acquired weekend place, a farm west of town, into a television-free haven of good old-fashioned family togetherness. As you might imagine, fighting back the onslaught of modern technology has been a challenge....

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Excuse Me, I Must Take This

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 11:54 AM

This time of year, every few days or so, my cellphone lights up with a call from St. Paul. I'm usually in the middle of something here at the advertising agency, often a meeting, but I always answer. And here's where you'd expect me to say I answer because I...

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Here's to Longer Goodbyes

(34) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 4:57 PM

There's an old saying that New Yorkers leave without saying goodbye and Minnesotans say goodbye without leaving. Returning to my home state after a posting in Manhattan a few years back, I was able to see for the first time that this old saw is 100 percent true. Up here,...

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A Home Unplugged

(18) Comments | Posted April 4, 2013 | 1:00 AM

Our family loves technology. We're all wired up in every possible way, and none of us would change that, even if we could.

And yet, as someone who both consumes and creates content for modern gadgetry, I've wondered: How might our family dynamics be different if we were forced, on...

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