The Academy at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners is the brainchild of Zach Canfield, the agency’s Director of Talent. Dan is now its director, and this episode marks a personally significant moment of transition.
Leaving agency life in his past, Sean shares his thoughts on start-up culture, imposter syndrome, and the overemphasis put on deck perfection.
A natural strategist at heart, Nathalie shares her thoughts on how to best work with strategists, the genesis of insight, and moving to a new job. She also has some profound advice for young professionals (esp. women).
This one manages to cover Wordsworth’s Ode; feeling different and integrating; the value of a good strategy; the making of an epic, celebrity-laden commercial; levity; and finding a family at work. It wraps up with a generous offer from Omid.
On finding your professional family, inner workings of e-commerce marketing, and uncovering opportunities in unlikely places
An inside view of a great agency, from a leader's perspective
Advertising as a platform, the value of a good presentation, some real talk, and the power of truth well expressed