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Ep 78: Tom Stockham of ExpertVoice on finding direction

1/18/2019
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"The Direction Finder". Tom Stockham is the CEO of ExpertVoice. Before that, he was the CEO of ancestry.com and the President of ticketmaster.com when that particular rocket took off. He is interested in making change that makes a difference, sees the future faster and more clearly than most and worries about how to bring other people on the journey. So, this week’s theme is action.

Duration:01:03:34

Ep 78: Tom Stockham - In 15

1/18/2019
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"The Direction Finder". A 15 minute edited highlight of our full-length conversation. Tom Stockham is the CEO of ExpertVoice. Before that, he was the CEO of ancestry.com and the President of ticketmaster.com when that particular rocket took off. He is interested in making change that makes a difference, sees the future faster and more clearly than most and worries about how to bring other people on the journey. So, this week’s theme is action.

Duration:00:17:27

Ep 77: Susan Credle of FCB on the power of self-awareness

1/11/2019
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"The Generous Leader". Susan Credle is the global chief creative office of FCB. She is original, open-minded and generous. As the global CCO of a multinational agency, her job is to inspire, teach and hold to account a network of talented individuals, most of whom work in different cities than the one she calls home - New York. Providing creative leadership to a large network brings different challenges. Building trust with people you see only intermittently is one of the most...

Duration:01:05:21

Ep 77: Susan Credle - In 15

1/11/2019
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"The Generous Leader." A 15 minute edited highlight of our full-length conversation. Susan Credle is the global chief creative office of FCB. She is original, open-minded and generous. As the global CCO of a multinational agency, her job is to inspire, teach and hold to account a network of talented individuals most of who work in different cities than the one she calls home - New York. Providing creative leadership to a large network brings different challenges. Building trust with...

Duration:00:16:54

Ep 76: Mark Thompson of The New York Times on honesty

1/4/2019
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"The Honest Leader". Mark Thompson has been the CEO of the New York Times for the last six years. For the eight years before that, he was Director General of the BBC. He acts with intention, values the knowledge that comes from mistakes, and cares passionately about the institutions that he is entrusted with and the ideals they represent. Under his leadership, the New York Times has expanded its number of digital subscribers from 668,000 to over 3 million and its total subscriber base to...

Duration:01:07:09

Ep 76: Mark Thompson - In 15

1/4/2019
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"The Honest Leader". Mark Thompson has been the CEO of the New York Times for the last six years. For the eight years before that, he was Director General of the BBC. He acts with intention, values the knowledge that comes from mistakes, and cares passionately about the institutions that he is entrusted with and the ideals they represent. Under his leadership, the New York Times has expanded its number of digital subscribers from 668,000 to over 3 million and its total subscriber base to...

Duration:00:17:21

Ep 75: Skyler Mattson of Wongdoody on making a difference

12/19/2018
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“The Path Finder”. Skyler Mattson is the President of Wongdoody - a small creative agency that’s been successful for 25 years. She’s also the cofounder of June Cleaver is Dead, the agency’s consultancy whose expertise is in brand experiences for moms. Skyler is caring, determined and not a surfer. Which, metaphorically, is surprising because she rides the waves of a rapidly changing set of creative industries with great skill and grace. This week’s theme is intention.

Duration:00:53:23

Ep 75: Skyler Mattson In 15

12/19/2018
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”The Path Finder” A 15 minute edited highlight of our full length conversation Skyler Mattson is the President of Wongdoody - a small creative agency that’s been successful for 25 years. She’s also the cofounder of June Cleaver is Dead, the agency’s consultancy whose expertise is in brand experiences for moms. Skyler is caring, determined and not a surfer. Which, metaphorically, is surprising because she rides the waves of a rapidly changing set of creative industries with great skill...

Duration:00:14:34

Ep 74: David Lee of Squarespace on listening to your inner voice

12/14/2018
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"The Inner Voice". David Lee is the CCO of Squarespace. He is thoughtful, self-aware and restless. As you’ll hear, he’s allergic to the status quo. Which makes David and Squarespace a good fit. In many ways, Squarespace have been at the heart of the democratization of the internet. Unleashing creativity for millions of people who suddenly found they could be the designer of their own web presence. As a species, human beings crave control. With control, we can take care of the bottom...

Duration:01:06:32

Ep 74: David Lee in 15 minutes

12/14/2018
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A 15 minute edit of our full-length conversation "The Inner Voice" David Lee is the CCO of Squarespace. He is thoughtful, self-aware and restless. As you’ll hear, he’s allergic to the status quo. Which makes David and Squarespace a good fit. In many ways, Squarespace have been at the heart of the democratisation of the internet. Unleashing creativity for millions of people who suddenly found they could be the designer of their own web presence. As a species, human beings crave control....

Duration:00:16:24

Ep 73: Dan Gardner of Code and Theory on looking for difference makers

12/5/2018
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“The Difference Seeker”. Dan Gardner is the co-founder of Code and Theory - a creatively-led company that creates products, content and campaigns across physical and digital worlds. They have four offices across three continents and a statement on the website that says, “We are always looking for motivated, multi-talented, and organized people to join our diverse team.” Dan has an open-heart, an open-mind and a conscience. He wants to make a difference, and wants to build a company that...

Duration:00:53:23

Ep 73: Dan Gardner in 15 minutes

12/5/2018
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“The Difference Seeker”. This is a 15 minute edited version of our full conversation. Dan Gardner is the co-founder of Code and Theory - a creatively-led company that creates products, content and campaigns across physical and digital worlds. They have five offices across three continents and a statement on the website that says, “We are always looking for motivated, multi-talented, and organized people to join our diverse team.” Dan has an open-heart, an open-mind and a conscience. He...

Duration:00:16:01

Ep 72: Nathalie Molina Niño of Brava Investments on creating impact

11/29/2018
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"The Results Driver". Nathalie Molina Niño is the CEO of BRAVA Investments and the author of LEAPFROG, which she wrote as a guide to help Women Entrepreneurs succeed. She’s a technologist, a coder, and a business builder. She also describes herself as a storyteller at her heart. She founded Brava Investments on the basis of delivering returns to investors while making a catalytic impact on women in the world. Impact is one of the 13 themes we’ve seen show up regularly in these...

Duration:00:53:32

Ep 71: Jonathan Mildenhall of 21st Century Brand on getting comfortable with vulnerability

11/19/2018
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"The Humanist". Jonathan Mildenhall is the founder of 21st Century Brand, and the former CMO of AirBNB. The launch of his new marketing practice has generated a lot of attention across the creative industries. That’s not a surprise - his reputation as a leader of rare influence precedes him. Jonathan wears his heart on his sleeve. And draws you towards him. The first time we ever spoke was a year ago when I asked him to come on this show. He not only said, yes. He gave me a way to think...

Duration:00:58:27

Ep 70: Paul Venables of VB+P on the power of good intentions

11/12/2018
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"The Magnetic Leader". Paul Venables is the co-founder of Venables, Bell and Partners. A San Francisco ad agency with self described ‘good intentions.’ Last year, VB+P, was named one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies and one of the top ten companies in media and advertising. So having good intentions is clearly working for them. Which makes you wonder why more companies wouldn’t claim such apparently low hanging fruit. After all, it’s easy to claim ‘good intentions’ as your...

Duration:00:59:04

Ep 69: Lisa Clunie and Jaime Robinson of Joan Creative on changing the rules

11/5/2018
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'The Pressure Valve Leaders' In this episode I talk to Jaime Robinson and Lisa Clunie, the founders of the New York agency, Joan Creative. These two women are building a company on their terms and establishing new ways to get the best out of the people that work for them. This week's theme on Fearless is 'team-building' and you'll hear examples of how Joan brings people together - clients and employees - to unlock new possibilities. You'll also hear why their partnership surprised them...

Duration:01:09:06

Ep 68: Alain Sylvain of Sylvain Labs on challenging the potential of himself and others

10/29/2018
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'The Sensitive Leader'. Welcome to the second season of ‘Fearless’. We've added a weekly theme focus. This week we're looking at Empathy. You'll find more of our thinking on empathy here. This episode is my conversation with Alain Sylvain - the founder of Sylvain Labs - an innovation and brand design consultancy. Sylvain Labs is 8 years old and describe their tools as science and whimsy. Their client roster is diverse, from Google to Nike. From Chobani to GM. Before starting his own...

Duration:01:15:55

Ep 67: David Abraham of Wonderhood Studios on taking calculated risks

9/7/2018
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'The Explosion Expert'. This is my conversation with David Abraham of Wonderhood Studios in which we talk about taking calculated risks. Wonderhood is a startup - a modern media company built around a content and programming studio and a full-strength creative agency for major brands. David’s experience comes first from the London creative agency world of CDP and Chiat / Day. And most recently from seven years running Channel Four in the UK.

Duration:00:56:19

Ep 66: George Felix of KFC & Jesse Johnson of Wieden + Kennedy on collaborative problem-solving

8/19/2018
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'The Servant Leaders'. In 2018, KFC was named marketer of the year. Wieden + Kennedy were named agency of the year. And their partnership produced the Campaign of the year. Their partnership is driving business results and changing culture. It’s also the embodiment of the Wieden + Kennedy philosophy that Jason Bagley and Eric Baldwin described in our podcast last year - a philosophy they describe as ‘branded everything’. George Felix and Jesse Johnson are the two people at the heart of...

Duration:00:51:56

Ep 65: Mohan Ramaswamy of Work & Co on supporting others’ strengths

8/13/2018
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'The One-of-Many Leader'. This is my conversation with Mohan Ramaswamy - one of the partners of Work & Co. Mohan and I recorded this conversation at the Cannes Creativity Festival in June. Work and Co is unusual because they have 14 partners - all of whom are involved in all the major decisions of the company. For a business whose reputation and success has grown rapidly, that kind of community leadership is rare.

Duration:00:58:29