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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.

Aug 19, 2019

You may be tempted to skip this episode because ethics isn't the most exciting topic, but the need for a deeper understanding of ethical design is a huge emerging design trend. In this episode, we will look at two examples that highlight the need for a better understanding of ethical design, the 5 steps you can take...


Aug 5, 2019

We have talked a lot about leadership over the course of this show but this episode will focus more on concrete ways of measuring your leadership maturity, figuring out your leadership persona and look at 4 different leadership communication styles.


Jul 15, 2019

This episode is a replay of my main stage keynote from HOW Design Live 2019. This talk is a culmination of everything I have seen and learned over the past year and a half working at InVision. It is made up of three truths that I think affect all of us and the six things we need to work on in our companies and in our...


Jul 1, 2019

Every company says they want more innovation and leaders who are able to deliver it yet they are often more afraid of extinction than the change that’s necessary. As a result, innovation often happens when teams go against the rules and even risk their jobs to get it done. This episode is a replay of a panel...


Jun 17, 2019

Confidence is something we all seem to be constantly working on since it can be easily faked, lost, or thanks to design imposter syndrome always in short supply. Yet confidence is something that is critical for creativity, leadership, and happiness so we need to understand what undermines it and find new ways of...