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The Crazy One

By Stephen Gates

Creatives have the opportunity to affect businesses in a way we haven't seen since the Industrial Revolution. The Crazy One helps you learn how to weave together all of the methodologies, strategies, information, and tools into a comprehensive strategy for elevating the business impact of design within your company. The diverse episodes will give you 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. Host and award-winning creative director Stephen Gates shares what he 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 Adobe.

  1. 1.
    Ep 75 Career: How to survive corporate politics with grace and integrity03/04/2019
    44:42
  2. 2.
    Ep 74 Process: Design Thinking isn't bullsh*t. The way you apply it is.02/07/2019
    28:06
  3. 3.
    Ep 73 Listener questions: Design leadership, office environments, design authority. conflict and sharing.02/04/2019
    31:03
  4. 4.
    Ep 72 Leadership: How to create REAL innovation12/31/2018
    47:44
  5. 5.
    Ep 71 Career: How to become a digital product designer12/17/2018
    50:16
  6. 6.
    Ep 70 Leadership: Understanding and improving your emotional intelligence11/05/2018
    59:32
  7. 7.
    Ep 69 Creativity: How to fight imposter syndrome10/22/2018
    41:08
  8. 8.
    Ep 68 Your career: What's the equation for doing great work?10/14/2018
    44:25
  1. 9.
    Ep 67 Creativity: How to give better design feedback09/17/2018
    35:55
  2. 10.
    Ep 66 Originality: What to embrace, fight, stop and start to rediscover your voice and create your best ideas.08/20/2018
    48:59
  3. 11.
    Ep 65 Listener questions: Branding navigation, hamburger menus, design systems, inspiring change and more.07/29/2018
    39:47
  4. 12.
    Ep 64 Creativity: Best practices for remote work07/22/2018
    40:11
  5. 13.
    Ep 63 Creativity: The good and evil of data, research, and brainstorming07/01/2018
    37:10
  6. 14.
    Ep 62: Listener questions: Advice for junior designers, activating empathy, work routine and more.05/26/2018
    47:52
  7. 15.
    Ep 61 Your career: Portfolio, resume and personal branding refresher05/20/2018
    38:16
  8. 16.
    Ep 60 Design Thinking: Understanding the power and potential of Design Thinking04/22/2018
    38:59
  9. 17.
    Ep 59 Your career: Know when to quit and do it the right way.04/07/2018
    35:50
  10. 18.
    Ep 58 Leadership: Confronting gender bias03/05/2018
    48:07
  11. 19.
    Ep 57 Culture: How to fix all those useless meetings02/04/2018
    35:19
  12. 20.
    Ep 56 Missing manual: How to get the most out of this podcast02/04/2018
    14:15
  13. 21.
    Ep 55 Leadership: Know what fights to pick and how to fight them constructively01/15/2018
    42:00
  14. 22.
    Ep 54 Creativity: The importance of honesty for your work, your team and yourself01/07/2018
    41:11
  15. 23.
    Ep 53: The Crazy One podcast's biggest lessons of 201712/25/2017
    54:41
  16. 24.
    Ep 52 Your career: 6 ways to screw up your career11/26/2017
    35:03
  17. 25.
    Ep 51 Leadership: How to work with underperforming people and teams11/11/2017
    31:35
  18. 26.
    Thank you for supporting 50 episodes!11/05/2017
    3:38
  19. 27.
    Ep 50 Your career: ‘Building your personal brand' from Adobe MAX 201710/29/2017
    1:14:32
  20. 28.
    Ep 49 Leadership: ‘In-house powerhouse' from Adobe MAX 201710/22/2017
    1:14:08
  21. 29.
    Ep 48 Leadership: 3 steps to help you coach and grow your team members10/08/2017
    27:09
  22. 30.
    Ep 47 Creativity: Understanding and applying empathy in your work09/24/2017
    37:07
  23. 31.
    Ep 46 Leadership: Why creatives quit and what you can do about it08/27/2017
    46:13
  24. 32.
    My new Lynda.com course ‘Leading Creative Teams'08/20/2017
    2:50
  25. 33.
    Ep 45 Leadership: Become a better leader with the 10/80/10 rule08/20/2017
    17:43
  26. 34.
    Ep 44 Your career: Make your own luck07/30/2017
    19:51
  27. 35.
    Ep 43 Creativity: Understanding and breaking through creative slumps07/16/2017
    44:47
  28. 36.
    Ep 42 App design: How to design a great mobile app07/07/2017
    46:29
  29. 37.
    Ep 41 Creativity: Understanding and embracing insecurity06/25/2017
    40:49
  30. 38.
    Ep 40 Creativity: Who owns creativity: In-house or agency teams?06/18/2017
    38:45
  31. 39.
    Ep 39 Mentoring: How to find or become a mentor06/04/2017
    49:21
  32. 40.
    Ep 38 Creative Direction: Building stronger relationships with your clients (even the difficult ones)05/15/2017
    44:40
  33. 41.
    Ep 37 Creativity: How to stop executive interference in your creative process05/08/2017
    36:24
  34. 42.
    Ep 36 Listener questions: When do you ask for a raise, making remote teams work and valuing creative talent04/16/2017
    46:25
  35. 43.
    Ep 35 Design Thinking: Part 3 - Implementation phase and how build it into your culture04/08/2017
    50:48
  36. 44.
    Ep 34 Design Thinking: Part 2 - Ideation phase03/31/2017
    44:41
  37. 45.
    Ep 33 Design Thinking: Part 1 - Overview and Inspiration phase03/19/2017
    49:02
  38. 46.
    Ep 32 Disruption: Create game-changing ideas by seeing opportunities before anyone else02/26/2017
    37:48
  39. 47.
    Ep 31 Listener questions: Setting your salary and showing the value of an in-house team02/12/2017
    33:48
  40. 48.
    Ep 30 Client-side creativity: How to fix broken client-side creative teams01/29/2017
    50:01
  41. 49.
    Ep 29 Public Speaking: How to become a great public speaker01/21/2017
    49:55
  42. 50.
    Ep 28 Career advice: Everything important I've learned in my career so far01/15/2017
    52:17
  43. 51.
    Ep 27 Creativity: The importance of happiness in creativity01/08/2017
    42:56
  44. 52.
    Ep 26 Creativity: Better ideas through insights and a more developed palette12/18/2016
    48:01
  45. 53.
    Ep 25 Digital design: What are atomic design systems and why are they the future?12/12/2016
    50:32
  46. 54.
    Ep 24 Process: How to make design work with agile methodologies12/04/2016
    41:00
  47. 55.
    Ep 23 Leadership: My talk with Scott Morrison at the 2016 Fifteen Seconds Festival11/13/2016
    19:10
  48. 56.
    Ep 22 Business: 5 Ways to Build Rapport with Your Clients11/13/2016
    32:36
  49. 57.
    Ep 21 Leadership: Success is a choice from Adobe MAX 201611/06/2016
    1:07:56
  50. 58.
    Ep 20 Creativity: Insights from my dinner with chef Thomas Keller on creativity and culture10/30/2016
    41:08
  51. 59.
    Ep 19 Digital design: 4 trends that will define the future of UI/UX design10/23/2016
    35:48
  52. 60.
    Ep 18 Brainstorming: The 7 rules to running a better brainstorm10/14/2016
    25:03
  53. 61.
    Ep 17 Hiring: What do you need to look for to hire better creatives?10/10/2016
    42:51
  54. 62.
    Ep 16 Client-side creativity: The secrets of how to be a successful client-side creative10/03/2016
    37:40
  55. 63.
    Ep 15 Creativity: Insights from my conversation with Ferran Adria, the world’s greatest chef09/26/2016
    39:12
  56. 64.
    Ep 14 Presenting: Understanding your audience, the aftermath and keeping it sold09/19/2016
    43:18
  57. 65.
    Ep 13 Presenting: Building, setting up and giving a great presentation09/06/2016
    48:33
  58. 66.
    Ep 12 Presenting: Selling, presentation style and better storytelling09/03/2016
    54:21
  59. 67.
    Ep 11 Trends: Fashion, technology and shoes that may change everything08/28/2016
    42:18
  60. 68.
    Ep 10 Creativity: How to build a creative strategy08/21/2016
    48:02
  61. 69.
    Ep 9 Design portfolios: The biggest opportunities, secrets and mistakes08/12/2016
    56:39
  62. 70.
    Ep 8 Your career: The lost art of the job interview08/01/2016
    47:14
  63. 71.
    Ep 7 Your career: Bringing your personal brand to life08/01/2016
    46:18
  64. 72.
    Ep 6 Your career: How to create your own personal brand07/28/2016
    40:03
  65. 73.
    Ep 5 Listener questions: Should designers code? Is platformification killing design?07/16/2016
    31:04
  66. 74.
    Ep 4 Social media: Potatoes and power of experiential currency07/16/2016
    34:00
  67. 75.
    Ep 3 Leadership: Culture, beliefs and the power of 'What inspires you?'07/14/2016
    51:36
  68. 76.
    Ep 2 Leadership: Common obstacles and 7 steps to becoming a better leader07/14/2016
    37:53
  69. 77.
    Ep 1 Creativity: Lightbulbs are bullish*t07/14/2016
    50:43
  70. 78.
    Welcome to the crazy07/14/2016
    9:21

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