Anger can be cathartic and, that being the case, Halo Founder Nick Ellis must feel cleansed after giving his assessment of the way the advertising industry can often treat its work force.

In this 15-minute conversation he calls out the industry's tendency to overwork its staff, the lack of follow-through on mental health issues and the skewed perspective of what working in advertising actually means.

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It's a convincing and impassioned argument but, counters devil's advocate Kean, what about the positive ripple effect of a successful brand? Or the personal desire to be useful? 

Will Ellis's anger be deemed justified? Watch to find out.

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