The Courageous Leaders Club

019 Nils Leonard: Remove Fear From the Equation

May 05, 2022 Joanna Howes Season 3 Episode 19
The Courageous Leaders Club
019 Nils Leonard: Remove Fear From the Equation
Show Notes

Nils Leonard is Founder of Uncommon Creative Studio

In this episode  Nils shares his wealth of experience and some powerful insights into how to remove fear from your leadership.

He also talks candidly about why we need to differentiate between being in a client services business and the creativity business, the importance of having a view of the world, to really create impact and make your work matter and why you need to let go of the need to be dependent on other people to achieve your dreams.

Just in case there is anyone out there who doesn’t know who Nils is, he is the Co-Founder of the fastest growing startup in advertising history, Uncommon Creative Studio.

He also spent time as Chief Creative Officer of Grey LDN, where he oversaw the most profitable and awarded years in the agency’s 52 years history and became one of the youngest agency chairmen in the world leading its brands globally and locally.

He was voted into the Ad Age creativity 50 and named the most creative person in advertising globally by Business insider, is on the advisory group for the Royal Academy, and is listed as one of Sunday Times 500 Most Influential People in the UK.

Topics covered include: 

  • Embracing change
  • Converting frustration into success
  • The importance of conviction
  • The courage to be your authentic self
  • Need for change
  • Standing by your values
  • How being open about company standards provides clarity of expectations

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