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The Crazy One

Creative people can now affect businesses in ways we haven't seen since the Industrial Revolution, but most of us have no idea about how to take advantage of these opportunities. 

The Crazy One is created out of the real experiences and insights that host and award-winning creative director Stephen Gates has learned from 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, and more.

It teaches anyone things like foundational creative approach and methodologies to some of the more difficult and less discussed areas of being a creative person. You will get actionable insights to help you be more creative, become a better leader, create more innovative work, build better relationships with your clients, grow a stronger career and more.

Jul 22, 2018

Increasingly as companies become more global and our work becomes more complex we are working, ideating and creating with teams all over the world and it can be very difficult to be successful using old approaches in this new way of working. In this episode, we will look at the most common problems with remote work, the...


Apr 7, 2018

Find out about all my 2018 speaking engagements including The Fifteen Seconds festival which started started in Europe but will be coming to the United States this September. Find out about this festival, which is the best one I have ever been a part of, and the rest of my 2018 speaking engagements which will take me to...


Feb 4, 2018

Is there anything worse than having your entire day eaten up by meetings? They are too often unfocused, willed to too many people who don’t need to be there and they don’t seem to accomplish the decisions that needed to be made. In this episode, we will look at why team cultures change being so meetings centric and...


Nov 5, 2017

A quick thank you to all my listeners for all the support, feedback and love across the first 50 episodes of The Crazy One podcast.