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24th November 2020

Nick Ellis

This week, armed with the promise of sex and drugs and How Brands Grow, we’ve waded our way through gaggles of groupies to catch ex-rock star, pitch addict and award winning creative, Nick Ellis.

A respected strategic thinker and pre-watershed sex toy advert pioneer, Nick is Creative Partner & Co-Founder of Halo, a Design Week UK Top 100 independent brand agency based in Bristol. He has over 20 years’ experience working on significant global projects for clients including Jack Daniel’s, SEAT, BT, Live Nation, Ticketmaster, and Diageo.

He talks to us on his failed career as a rock star, running an agency, why he’s ashamed of his “womb room”, tips on creative briefing, the importance of account management, making the world’s most boring advert for a sex toy client and loads more. Tune up, plug in and enjoy.

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Guest's Reading List

Book how brands grow

How Brands Grow

Byron Sharp

Book paid attenion

Paid Attention

Faris Yakob

Book delusions of brandeur

Delusions of Brandeur

Ryan Wallman

Book strategy is your words

Strategy is Your Words

Mark Pollard

Book slade house

Slade House

David Mitchell

Book ocean at end of lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Neil Gaiman

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