When Don last visited the show (four years ago), he was a director. He is now back in the agency world, at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Oregon.
This is less of an interview and more of a conversation with the affable, focused and articulate former architect, lifelong designer and current leader of Chrome Industries in San Francisco.
Dave shares his thoughts on hard work and focus. He's joined by Nicole Horton, the venerable Minneapolis agency's creative manager.
Visiting from Austin, TX, Dave and James are Co-Executive Creative Directors of AdAge Magazine's Southwest Agency of the Year.
Originally published Sunday, March 11, 2012
Digially savvy Dan Kim shares his thoughts on (among other things) diplomacy and the dearth of mentors in advertising agencies.
Originally published Sunday, February 26, 2012
Thirty minutes of insights, perspective and advice from a wise, 22-year veteran of the ad biz.
Originally published Sunday, February 12, 2012
Liza shares insights gleaned from three years at two agencies as a talented, humorous and gracious copywriter.
Originally published Sunday, January 29, 2012
A soul-baring chat about finding happiness, contentment and fulfillment in the wacky world of advertising.
Originally published Sunday, January 15, 2012
Brittany and Andy, alumni of The Creative Circus, are copywriters at the Boulder office of Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
Originally published Sunday, December 18, 2011
Longtime creative director, friend and mentor Eddie Snyder returns with his characteristic energy, generosity and wisdom.
Originally published Sunday, December 4, 2011
Colin reflects on his career to date and offers some advice for other young creatives trying to break into the biz.
Originally published Sunday, November 20, 2011
Like the agency where he's partner and ECD, Ted Royer is passionate, engaging, independent and hard to ignore.
Originally published Sunday, November 6, 2011
Days after their graduation, Rachel Carlson, Sara Steinberg and Shannon Hollsten remember school and look forward to their careers.
Originally published Sunday, October 23, 2011
After ten years as a writer on three continents, Stacey's circuitous career path has placed her where she always knew she'd be.
Originally published Sunday, October 9, 2011
A spirited chat with the Chief Creative Directors of Ogilvy Toronto and Taxi, also based in Toronto, Ontario.
Originally published Sunday, September 25, 2011
A graphic designer by trade, Tim is also a Creative Director at AKQA in San Francisco.
Originally published Sunday, September 11, 2011
Wisdom and perspective from the very smart, multi-talented President and Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett's marketing services agency.
Originally published Sunday, August 28, 2011
Cooper has been an energetic, enthusiastic, working writer for four years, but he has the wisdom and perspective of a much more jaded soul.
Originally published Sunday, August 14, 2011
Lance talks about the adjustments he's made transitioning from Creative Circus student to working art director at Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners.
Originally published Sunday, July 31, 2011
David talks to Dan about agency culture and advertising's ultimate purpose. He also correctly uses "transmogrified" in a sentence.
Originally published Sunday, July 17, 2011
The award-winning ECD team responsible for some of BBDO's great work for HBO talk about talent, balance, and doing one "for you".
Originally published Sunday, July 3, 2011
Susan's second visit to the podcast covers her new roles as a talented, patient creative director and a devoted, loving mom.
Originally published Sunday, June 19, 2011
A second visit with the youthful-but-wise duo responsible for some great new work for AT&T and HBO.
Originally published Sunday, June 5, 2011
After almost a decade at CP+B, Rob Strasberg's journey has taken him to Detroit, where he is now Co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Doner.
Originally published Sunday, May 22, 2011