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The Crazy One

The Crazy One is created out of the real experiences and insights that host and award-winning Global Head of Design Stephen Gates and gives you actionable insights to be more creative, become a better leader, create more innovative work, build better relationships with your clients, grow a stronger career and more. He shares the things he has learned first hand leading global in-house and agency creative teams, building multiple Fortune 100 brands, and working with some the world's most innovative companies like Apple, Google, Nike, AirBnb, and Disney as InVision's Head of Design Transformation.

Dec 25, 2017

A look back at some of the most important themes we discussed over the past year of the podcast. In this episode, we will look at the show’s common themes of creativity, your career and leadership to dig deeper into the things that I think are important, where I see a lot of creative struggling and the things that...


Nov 26, 2017

Navigating your career can be hard with so many traps and obstacles that can cause problems you won’t see until it is too late. In this episode, we will explore 6 of the most common career mistakes and explore a few different ways you can be sure you don’t make them in your career.


Nov 11, 2017

One of the toughest things you will ever do as a leader is to have the tough conversations with a person or team that is struggling to deliver. In this episode, we will look at the different ways you need to work with an individual person versus an entire team that is struggling and the what your role as a leaders has...


Oct 29, 2017

A replay of my sold out session from Adobe MAX 2017 that asked can you tell people why you are different and better than every other creative out there? This session will highlight the power, importance, and difficulties of creating your own personal brand, see why building your brand is critical for finding the perfect...


Oct 22, 2017

A replay of my sold out session from Adobe MAX 2017 called 'In-house Powerhouse: Building, Managing an Empowered Internal Creative Team' that looked at how companies want creativity and design like never before, but very few of their internal creative teams have been empowered to take advantage of this demand. In...