My keynote about how to build a breakthrough career from the 2023 BeMore festival which is an annual epic 24-hour super conference bringing 100+ legendary speakers in Design, AI, Product & Career Growth. Elevate your future with live keynotes, networking and an experience that will empower and educate the community. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode129   FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook
Published 10/02/23
Published 10/02/23
The last few months have seen more layoffs, more uncertain futures, and creative frustration, which has many people wondering if they should go out on their own.  It could be as a freelancer, consultant, or starting their own business. But there are so many questions, uncertainty, and few answers. In this episode, we are going to look at the foundational questions you need to ask yourself about the type of business you want to start, the questions you need to ask to figure out the type of...
Published 09/25/23
We are in a time when most people have realized that they have to take on a lot more to have a successful career. But it can be tough to navigate and know what you need to do to be successful. In this episode, we will look at what has caused this new era of defensive employment, what it will mean for you and your leadership style, and what you need to do to succeed. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode127   FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook 
Published 11/07/22
The job market continues to evolve from a war for talent where people were getting multiple offers to rampant layoffs and tons of frustration. I think all of this will add up to a big change, and it is something I haven't seen in a while. It will create both opportunities and challenges for all of us. In this episode, we will talk about what is going on in the creative industry in 2022 that is driving so much change in companies and the job market, the big shift that I think is coming in the...
Published 10/17/22
The third in a 3 part series where we will look at the steps you can take to help your team and company understand the value of design. In this episode, we will look at how to show the value of design through design reviews, set a different tone through feedback guidelines, and measure the impact through metrics and case studies. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode125   FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook 
Published 09/19/22
The second in a 3 part series where we will look at the steps you can take to help your team and company understand the value of design. In this episode, we will look at creating the demand for design by creating an effective plan and using three critical methodologies and approaches to help move your team to a more valued contributor to your company. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode124   FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook 
Published 09/12/22
The first of a 3 part series where we will look at the steps you can take to help your team and company understand the value of design. In this episode, we will talk about how people can see design as a claim of ownership instead of a process, how we separate creativity from execution as the basis of knowing how to show the value of design, and how to start to create the data you will need to begin to change things. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode123   FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter,...
Published 08/08/22
While trying to get promoted or deciding if you should quit your job are at very different stages in your career journey, they share the need for clarity, action, and a way to understand the way forward. They also share that you might be the problem, and you have a blindspot to that fact. In this episode, we will go over a simple process you can use to think through how to approach this problem, lay out the issues you will need to think about, and lay out how to have the conversation that...
Published 07/18/22
The past six months have been a fascinating exploration into a new perspective on Design Thinking. I never thought I get it from the US Army as I learned about how they teach and use the Army Design Methodology. In this episode, we will go over the basics of the US Army Design Methodology, look at how it is different and I would even say better than Design Thinking, and highlight some things they do differently that can make a huge difference in your team or company. SHOW...
Published 07/11/22
Most people would probably be shocked to learn that applying for your next job is only going to work 5% of the time, but when you look at the numbers, this is only the tip of the iceberg. We are all engaged in a process that doesn't work for us and honestly doesn't work for the companies looking for new talent. We need a new approach, and I've had some recent experiences that I think might be able to help. In this episode, we will explore some of the 2022 job data that will show you why you...
Published 06/20/22
I'm sure you noticed this show went on an unannounced 7-month hiatus. Before I started recording new episodes, I wanted to take a few minutes to explain what happened that made me stop, what kept me from restarting, and why it is coming back now. As always, thanks for your support, and I hope you enjoy the new episodes. FOLLOW THE CRAZY ONE: Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook 
Published 06/20/22
Facilitation asks to balance the goals of the meeting, the team's social dynamics, and all while creating an environment that is a participation democracy where everyone can be heard. Unfortunately, it is a rare skill, mainly because few companies take the time to teach the skills and often because you feel like you have to be an extrovert to be good at it (which isn't true). In this episode, we will look at what it takes to be a great facilitator, what you shouldn't do, the actions and...
Published 11/22/21
Everyone is still trying to get used to remote work, but the three biggest things people struggle with remote work are unplugging after work, loneliness, and collaboration and/or communication. Even now, over 18 months later, too many teams still haven't caught on to the fact that you have to overcome these critical issues and build teamwork, trust, and empower vulnerability. In this episode, we will look at why remote team building is critical to your success and walk through some of my...
Published 10/18/21
Most people think about company culture as team building events and ping pong tables, but there is more going on under the surface than most people realize. Culture is shaped by how all employees, from the top executives to the interns, show up every day, but that is something very few companies are aware of or focus on despite having such a massive impact on creativity and innovation. In this episode, we will explore the 3 basic parts of how everyone experiences an emotion, a breakdown of...
Published 10/04/21
It's no secret that the pandemic has changed how we work forever, but many people have not caught up to the fact that it also changed the triggers and ways that our imposter syndrome manifests in our work. In this episode, we will look at the three things created by remote work that have changed imposter syndrome, how those affect the five types of imposter syndrome, what you can do about it, and how you can help other people. SHOW NOTES: http://thecrazy1.com/episode116   FOLLOW THE CRAZY...
Published 09/13/21
We have talked before about how job descriptions are one of the most significant sources of imposter syndrome. Why don't we find a more effective format and address the bias built into this process? In this episode, we will look at the common problems when we start the process, the basics of the great job description, how to remove bias from your job descriptions, and how to go beyond the JD to do more to make hiring a better and more equitable process. SHOW...
Published 05/03/21
A look at why fear and self-doubt grow in people, leaders, and companies, the 6 types of fears creatives often suffer from, and our mindsets that often feed those fears.
Published 04/26/21
A look at the trends that driving the 2021 job market for companies and for you no matter your level of experience, and what are some of the things you can do to take advantage of it all.
Published 02/08/21
The fifth of the #ShareTheMicNow episodes was created by Antionette Carroll discussing The Power of Youth in Redesigning Systems with Connie Flores, Nora Lidia, Robert Beckles and Quinton Ward.
Published 02/01/21
The fourth of the #ShareTheMicNow episodes was created by Antionette Carroll in conversation with David Clifford and Timothy Bardlavens on Dismantling White Supremacy in Design.
Published 01/18/21
I sat down with Marc Reiter, who has worked with Metallica for a quarter-century as their “Chief Creative Guy” to discuss what he has learned working with such iconic creative teams, what drives originality, and what you can learn from all of it.
Published 12/07/20
n a continuation of the most popular talk and main stage keynote from HOW 2019, we will look at the debt we all carry that shares our perspective, the barriers we create for ourself and how to find a new mindset to create sustained success.
Published 11/23/20
I want to share my father's story as a designer and creative director, how my life has been a direct reaction to his career, and in sharing those stories, I hope you can better understand me, my father, and yourself.
Published 10/26/20
A look at all of the problems that arise during a job hunt and look at how we can use some new thinking and approaches to short circuit these problems and get some better results.
Published 09/28/20