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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.
 

Apr 16, 2017

This episode answers listener questions about how can creatives can pick the right time to ask for a raise or promotion, what’s the best way to negotiate your raise, how you can get remote teams to work together more seamlessly, and a discussion of how companies should be valuing and hiring creative talent. If...


Apr 8, 2017

In this third in a 3-part series, we will look at implementation which is the final phase of Design Thinking where you bring the insights from the inspiration phase and the concepts from the ideation phase to life into prototyping, testing and final delivery. Then we will look at some of the ways you can bring...


Mar 31, 2017

The second in a 3-part series that's a crash course in Design Thinking that will teach you all the important parts of this methodology that I learned while becoming an IDEO certified Design Thinking Trainer. In this episode, I will teach you how to take the insights you found through your research in...


Mar 19, 2017

Everyone is talking about Design Thinking but not many people understand or know how to use this methodology. This is the first in a 3 part series thats a crash course in Design Thinking that will teach you all the important parts of this methodology that I learned while becoming an IDEO certified Design Thinking...


Feb 26, 2017

The world is always changing around us and as creatives we need to be able to see these changes before they happen because those changes give us the opportunity to create disruptive ideas. But changes doesn’t always happen to an industry because on a start-up or app. This episode will teach you lessons in...