Impatience. Working with CMOs. Fathering future ad greats. And getting the agency's name right. This is the good stuff, in 30 minutes.
It's amazing how much martial arts and advertising have in common. Also, PJ shares the three key things he looks for in portfolios.
With Stan at the helm, The Richards Group remains one of America's most enduring and consistently successful agencies.
A close look inside VSA with a 15-year veteran of the Chicago design and marketing firm.
Proof that silly, irreverant work often comes from some of the most grounded, sane creatives in the business.
In a small meeting room at Y&R, the agency's generous, talented and engaging CCO/CW discusses the value that authenticity, and golf, can provide.
Fear of failure can be a good thing if you also have a stellar work ethic, a great attitude and more talent than you recognize.
A lively chat that covers big-picture thinking, agency culture and the evolution of Progressive's Flo campaign.
Visiting from Minneapolis, John chats with Dan about life balance and the value of being a nice person.
Living in the often overlooked, tiny space of detail and craft, Carlos has harnessed obsession, passion and talent to build a killer portfolio and career.
Rich shares knowledge gleaned from an ad career that has taken him to Egypt and back.
Catastrophic greatness from a 20-year vereran of the iconic West Wacker agency.
Never heard of Olson? Even if you have, hear this. These guys get it.
A quick career retrospective with the amiable, absurdly talented, musically inclined, lacrosse-playing former W+K copywriter.
Exactly three years after his first visit to the podcast, David discusses the culture at Venables and what it takes to land a job at the venerable SF agency.
David's circuitous, upward career trajectory proves that a seventy percent pay cut can be a good thing.
Twenty-two years into a stellar career driven by passion, Geoff talks about gaming and DOJO's mojo.
A cautionary tale about choosing the right job and finding the right roommate. Brent's career, and living arrangements, are way better now.
Friends in real life and creative partners on Verizon social, Elizabeth and Janeen discuss yoga, social vs. digital, partnerships and career perspective.
Career moves. Big agencies and small. Life balance. And craft. Tony covers 'em all.
Life as a successful creative demands patience, grace, objectivity, philosophical and psychological self-awareness, maturity and, occasionally, a bit of judo.
This award-winning writer and CD honed his craft under Luke Sullivan and Alex Bogusky. His energy and positive attitude are palpable and refreshing.
Visiting from two miles up Piedmont Road, Kyle discusses his 17 years at BBDO, junior creatives' best practices, and how he wound up as a digital-savvy CCO.
Ryan has plied his writing trade in Atlanta, L.A., Boston, Boulder and Chicago. And he takes his intensity, and Braves caps, everywhere he goes.