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RevThink consultant to #agency, #studio and #productioncompany firms. Impossible Pictures founder, sharing all my secrets. 'Creative is easy. Business is hard.'

RevThink consultant to #agency, #studio and #productioncompany firms. Impossible Pictures founder, sharing all my secrets. 'Creative is easy. Business is hard.'
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RevThink consultant to #agency, #studio and #productioncompany firms. Impossible Pictures founder, sharing all my secrets. 'Creative is easy. Business is hard.'

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@joelpilger

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English


Episodes

Ep 007 Greatness: Goal Or Byproduct

9/18/2019
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This week on RevThoughts Joel Pilger and Tim Thompson discuss “Greatness: goal or byproduct.“

Duration:00:24:50

Ep 076 Joey Korenman - Intention In Motion

9/5/2019
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“All I need is my family, a bottle of wine, and some warm weather, and I’m happy.” – Joey Korenman In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Joey Korenman, founder and CEO at School of Motion. From a successful – yet unfulfilling – role in motion design studio to founding School of Motion, Joey’s story illustrates how leading a life with intention will enable you to achieve your goals, but it may not look like what you thought it was going to look like. After all,...

Duration:01:24:59

Ep 006 The False Dichotomy

9/2/2019
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This week on RevThoughts Joel Pilger and Tim Thompson discuss “running your business vs. living your best life.“

Duration:00:31:00

Ep 075 Justin Barnes - Getting Outside the Box

8/22/2019
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"When you know the box, it's a lot easier to think outside of it." – Justin Barnes In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Justin Barnes, founding partner and creative director at VERSUS. Listen in for a candid conversation with Justin as he shares his journey co-founding his production company right in the heart of Manhattan.

Duration:01:07:48

Ep 074 Michael Smith - The Creative Destruction of OTT

8/8/2019
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"'These are the places the growth is going to be and it's not the traditional cable networks anymore so now I need to pivot my business and talking to these people about how I can help them meet their business goals." – Michael Smith In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Michael Smith formerly with Scripps and now independent consultant. He is a recognized thought leader in OTT streaming, known for providing strategic vision and inspirational, collaborative...

Duration:01:01:51

RevThoughts Ep 005 - Marketing Is Not For Quitters

8/7/2019
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RevThought episode 005, our newest show on the RevThinking podcast: snackable conversations between Joel Pilger, Tim Thompson, and impromptu guests. Our topic is “Marketing is not for quitters."

Duration:00:34:10

Ep 073 David Schwarz at HUSH - The Most Interesting Project

7/24/2019
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"Oh man everyone's so happy here it's such a cool place to work; but when push came to shove and hard decisions had to be made, that culture exploded." – David Schwarz In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with David Schwarz, at HUSH. In running your business, did you notice that when you started your company it was all about marketing and growing your business. Then as you move into the later seasons, you start recognizing, "I've got a big need that's different than...

Duration:01:16:17

RevThoughts Ep 004 Profit vs. Margin

7/18/2019
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RevThought episode 004, our newest show on the RevThinking podcast: snackable conversations between Joel Pilger, Tim Thompson, and impromptu guests. Our topic is “Profit vs. Margin.”

Duration:00:25:53

Ep 072 Annual Promax Roundtable 2019

7/12/2019
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"If you can't get me in the first two seconds, I'm just going to tap out!" – Rita Drucker, Snapchat In our third annual PromaxBDA Roundtable Podcast, Tim Thompson and Joel Pilger have a conversation with two amazing guests: Andrew Rosen and Rita Drucker. The topic of this years roundtable podcast is a little different, the focus being on content and how the changes in the content landscape are driving the industry in new directions creating disruptions but also giving rise to new...

Duration:00:55:05

RevThoughts Ep 003 Reactive vs. Proactive

6/21/2019
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RevThought episode 003, our newest show on the RevThinking podcast: snackable conversations between Joel Pilger, Tim Thompson, and impromptu guests. Our topic is “Reactive vs. Proactive.”

Duration:00:37:49

Ep 071 Marcel Ziul - RevThinking Takeover

6/19/2019
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“We only know the answers because we are looking for those questions with you.” – Tim Thompson Now for something completely different: in this episode, RevThink client Marcel Ziul, Creative Director / Founder at STATE Design, takes over the RevThinking podcast. Ever brash, bold, and blunt, Marcel turns the tables on Joel Pilger and Tim Thompson in a candid conversation exploring the why, how, and what of RevThink does in the world in its work with owners of creative firms. Curiously, Marcel...

Duration:01:56:17

Ep 070 Richard Holman - Creativity, Love, and the Power of Ideas

6/12/2019
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"One of the great things about being a creative in the twenty first century is that most things are being done already. There's a certain way of doing things, and once you understand the codes and conventions, then you can gain great traction by doing the opposite." – Richard Holman In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Richard Holman on the topic of Creativity, Love, and the Power of Ideas.If you are a creative and you get stuck coming up with great ideas, what...

Duration:01:06:01

Ep 069 Matt Taylor at Deloitte Digital - The Rise of Consultancies as a Creative Force

5/31/2019
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"When I came in, narratives were rousing battle poems that got lost in a powerpoint deck that just got filed away. But I think right now and what we are trying to do is to be able to translate that into things that can be experienced by more people. " – Matt Taylor In this episode of the RevThinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Matt Taylor, at Deloitte Digital.Unless your head has been in the sand these last few years, you know that these big agencies have been invading the turf normally...

Duration:00:49:52

Ep 068 First Fight - The Fight to Leave a Mark

5/23/2019
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“To be honest with you, there’s like hundreds of thousands of other motion graphics studios that does what we do… and I think… when you start to understand the why of why you’re doing what you’re doing, that’s what makes you different” – Andre Foster In our ongoing Profile of the Creative Entrepreneur series, we interview inspiring creative entrepreneurs to learn about their journey navigating the intersection of creativity and commerce.In this episode, Joel Pilger speaks with Andre Foster...

Duration:00:51:22

RevThoughts Ep 002 Wishing And Snapchatting

5/14/2019
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RevThought episode 002, our newest show on the RevThinking podcast: snackable conversations between Joel Pilger, Tim Thompson, and impromptu guests. Our first topic is “Wishing and Snapchatting.”

Duration:00:38:36

RevThoughts Ep 001 Marketing Is Not A Website

5/14/2019
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Introducing RevThoughts, our newest show on the RevThinking podcast: snackable conversations between Joel Pilger, Tim Thompson, and impromptu guests. Our first topic is “Marketing Is Not A Website.”

Duration:00:42:00

Ep 067 Dallas Taylor - Beyond the "Pick Me!" Phase

5/2/2019
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"We all didn’t necessarily get into this to only do client work… A graphic designer didn’t start drawing at 5 years old and love that for their entire childhood… to just sit around and go, ‘Why didn’t you pick me? Why didn’t you pick me?’ Like, make something. It doesn’t have to be in the industry... That’s my argument. Don’t make stuff for the industry. The industry doesn’t care.” – Dallas Taylor In our ongoing Profile of the Creative Entrepreneur series, we interview inspiring creative...

Duration:01:22:57

Ep 066 Yann Lhomme - Profile Of The Creative Entrepreneur

4/17/2019
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"We go through that creation process, we look at what's there...so we know exactly what's going on. We know the trends, we know what works, we know what doesn't work, and we know what brand is doing what." – Yann LhommeIn this episode in our Profile of the Creative Entrepreneur series, Joel Pilger speaks with Yann Lhomme, CEO and founder of Thinkmojo.In our ongoing Profile of the Creative Entrepreneur series, we interview inspiring creative entrepreneurs to learn about their journey...

Duration:01:01:39

Ep 065 Jonathan Stark - Our Issue With Hourly

4/8/2019
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"The question I really wish they would ask is, "Should I even charge by the hour?" To me it's like a collective hallucination that this is the way professional services are bought and sold." – Jonathan Stark In this episode of the Revthinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Jonathan Stark at 'Ditching Hourly' as they attempt to eradicate hourly billing, once and for all. They discuss their issue with hourly billing, and what is it about charging by the hour (and structuring your creative...

Duration:01:23:36

Ep 064 Tim Hughes - Check Your Briefs

3/22/2019
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"What is it that makes you as the brief writer, what bit of yourself do you put into? Because otherwise it's just a flat piece of paper that could have been written by a robot." – Tim Hughes the Brief Doctor In this episode in our the Revthinking podcast, Joel Pilger speaks with Tim Hughes, the Brief Doctor. They discuss the rising importance of this little-understood thing known in our industry as “the creative brief.” As well as tackle questions like “When a creative brief is rescued from...

Duration:00:55:41