Global CEO Interviews for The Drum

Here are links to the series of Global CEO interviews I have been conducting for The Drum, entitled ‘The Secret of My Success’.  This is an ongoing series and more interviews will be published in 2017.

CEO WORLDWIDE OF J. WALTER THOMPSON, TAMARA INGRAM
THE DRUM MAR 31, 2017

GLOBAL CEO OF HAVAS CREATIVE GROUP, ANDREW BENETT
THE DRUM DEC 12, 2016

CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF MCCANN WORLDGROUP, HARRIS DIAMOND
THE DRUM NOV 16, 2016

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF TBWA\WORLDWIDE, TROY RUHANEN
THE DRUM SEP 28, 2016

GLOBAL CEO OF LEO BURNETT, RICH STODDART
THE DRUM JUL 4, 2016

GROUP CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF GREY, JIM HEEKIN
THE DRUM MAY 25, 2016

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Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

Some of you will have seen Dan Pink’s TED talk on ‘the puzzle of motivation’.  Dan’s book, ‘Drive’, challenges the inherited wisdom that underpins business school theory on what motivates us in the work place.  If, like me, you’re not a great reader, there’s a brilliant, ten minute animated film on the link below, which illustrates Dan’s findings.  And in case you don’t know – autonomy, mastery and purpose are the key drivers for those of us who work in creative businesses.