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How to Find a Common Language for Creative Feedback
Guest Speaker

Douglas Davis

Author, Educator, Designer

Brooklyn-based Douglas Davis enjoys being one of the variety of voices needed in front of and behind the concept. As principal of The Davis Group, Douglas offers strategic solutions to client branding, design, and communications problems. As the author of Creative Strategy and the Business of Design, Douglas regularly contributes to the design discourse in, Midwest Digital Marketing Conference, The European Business Review, HOW Design Live, RGD Design Thinkers and the OneClub Educators Summit. Douglas is Chair of the Emmy Award-winning B.F.A. in Communication Design program at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology.

Break down the language barrier.

Too much frustration can arise from a language disconnect between creatives and business leaders. But both the creative and business sides of a company must learn to speak each other’s language if they want to succeed.

Tune in to our next Real Creative Leadership episode to join Adam Morgan and Douglas Davis as they discuss how designers can become fluent in the language of business and strategy — and how it will transform your company.

In this conversation with Douglas, you’ll learn:

  • Why creatives struggle in business environments
  • The value of putting yourself in the shoes of non-creative peers
  • Tips for learning the language of business
  • How strategy-fluent creatives can help transform businesses
mentioned in this show:
Adam Morgan
Creative Leader and RCL Host
The Stoke Group
Digital Marketing and Full-Service Content Agency

Comments (2)

Great interview.

It is always a pleasure to hear prof. Douglas Davis speaking about how as a designer we need to understand the marketing side. Great interview

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