This was incredible. Thanks to the Maip team and council for making this happen. Can’t wait to see you all soon.
How do you handle employee / work burn-out ? (Work + Life balance) Shout out Walter & 100 roses from concrete!
As a junior/mid level employee, how do you balance leaving at a reasonable time (because all of your work is done) and managing the thoughts of those who are more senior and think you should stay late
Saneel, do you have any tips on how to leverage a media background to transition into brand strategy?
Typically when someone brings a unique experience or skill to the table they’re compensated for it. surgeons/technicians. Can we bring this structure to the industry in regard to ethnicity/experience
At what point does diverse creative become pandering, and how do you draw the line/explain that in meetings?
I’ve spoken to a POC who says DEI feels exclusionary in her opinion, because she wants to help everyone. Have you ever worked with a POC who are not interested in the DEI initiatives?
Question for Walter. In your Keynote you mentioned how being at MySpace when it was failing you learned a lot. Can you talk more about that experience and how you found it beneficial?
Signing off now, but if anyone has any questions feel free to reach out on twitter, or IG @3rdgeers See you all Monday. Promise it’s going to be some next level shit! Don’t miss it.
Ok folks...I’m supposed to be working, but instead I’m getting beat up and chased down by my daughter as I prepare to dig into some of these questions you all have. So... you ask...I’ll answer!
does anyone know if maip selection is over? was a finalist + fellow last year and did not receive an offer this year but no correspondence whatsoever about what’s happening
I had a creative Director question my worth and said the only reason I’m in this industry is because of MAIP (as if it was a bad thing). I been unsure how I should handle it and would love advice❤️
Let’s talk work life balance: Why do people find it a point of pride to stay in the office late? My team looks at me weird for leaving by 5:30 everyday, but I get my work done soooo.
How do you stay motivated in an industry that is seemingly unimportant when put into perspective of other macro cultural trends and world events?