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The Crazy One

The Crazy One is for anyone who wants to be more creative, understand their creative process, be a better leader or learn how to use creativity to make a difference in their company. Visionary Creative Director, designer and speaker Stephen Gates shares his experience and actionable insights learned from leading global creative teams for multiple Fortune 100 brands and working with some the most innovative companies like Apple, Google and Adobe.  Each episode is an in-depth exploration of issues that matter to creatives including leadership, creativity, career development, innovation and more. Like the show on Facebook and follow Stephen @sdgates.
 

Jan 29, 2017

Companies want creativity and design like never before but very few of their internal creative teams have been empowered or supported to be able to take advantage of this demand. In this episode I share everything I have learned leading client-side teams for 10+ years at Starwood Hotels and Citi.

 

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Nov 13, 2016

A replay of my conversation with Scott Morrison, formerly head of marketing at Levi’s, Activision and Diesel, at the Fifteen Seconds Festival in Graz, Austria earlier this year talking about leadership, creativity and how we approach our work and careers.

 

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Nov 6, 2016

A replay of my sold out session from Adobe MAX 2016 that looked at how companies are finally starting to see the true value of design which has created great opportunities for creative teams but few understand how to foster the leadership that can deliver greater creativity, innovation and results from the same teams...


Jul 14, 2016

Team cultures are created either by default or by design. This episode will look at how to evaluate your team, the steps to create a strong culture and understand the power of asking 'What inspires you?'.

 

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Jul 14, 2016

Companies are desperate for more creative leadership but few of the know how to coach people on becoming better leaders. This episode looks at the most common leadership obstacles you will have to overcome and the 7 steps to help you become a better leader.

 

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