Let's Do The Right Thing

Advertising's great and the good share their experiences about navigating new technologies, having to go it alone sometimes, and the ways in which they've always tried to do the right thing. Presented by Adam Hopkinson.  

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  • 4. Nick Manning

    For strategic leadership, there are few in the world of advertising that can hold a candle to Nick Manning. Nick is the co-founder of Manning Gottlieb OMD, was CEO at Ebiquity, and in 2018, he established Encyclomedia, with the aim of improving accountability and transparency in today’s complex industry. This is one of the most compelling conversations you'll ever hear about the state of advertising. Presented by our very own standard bearer, Adam Hopkinson. Nick's article that's referenced in the interview:

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  • 3. Omar Oakes

    Omar Oakes combines his passion for journalism with his vast experience of the UK and international media industry, and as Editor at the Media Leader he's well placed to provide insights on future trends. In this episode we discuss media platforms, the economic landscape, consumer behaviour, and the evolving characteristics of agencies and their workforces. This is an all-encompassing conversation and a must-listen for anyone with half an interest in the future of advertising. Presented by our very own soothsayer, Adam Hopkinson.
  • 2. Matthew Powell

    Warmzilla was founded by family members back in 2017 and has grown to become one of the UK's fastest growing home services brands. It's disruptive character, aligned with an all-encompassing knowledge of the sector has produced an incredibly strong identity, with a language and charm that's as engaging as it is unique. Just days before their first TV ad went live, we spoke to Founder, Matthew Powell about his motivations, the diversification that lies ahead, and about the incredible charity work that Warmzilla undertake. Presented by our own little pilot light, Adam Hopkinson.
  • 1. Lady Val Corbett

    Leadership is often about navigating changing tides, but for Lady Val Corbett, it's about making sure everyone has a boat. Empowered by her late husband's legacy of prison reform, Val continues his good work with her Prisoner Re-integration programme, The Corbett Network, alongside her Professional Women's Network. This is a conversation fuelled with insight and passion that will light a flame for greater opportunities for all. Presented by Adam Hopkinson.
  • 34. Stevie Spring, 50th Episode Special

    To celebrate our 50th episode, we welcome a legend of the industry. Stevie Spring's illustrious career glitters with some of the UK's biggest and best known brands. On top of this, she's a Fellow of both the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising and of the Marketing Society, and holds an honorary doctorate for services to business. This is a remarkable listen that takes us from Stevie's first experience on a Board, aged 16, through her time as Chief Exec at Clear Channel, and her incredible revitalisation of Children In Need. Presented by our own luminary, Adam Hopkinson.
  • 32. Helen Gorman

    Anyone born post 1990 may find it hard to believe the mythology of having to be nasty to be successful, but for the rest of the us, the bastard in the shoulder pads was always the image of a wealthy winner. How times change. As our fourth series nears it's conclusion, one major take-away is how wonderfully charming icons of the industry have become; few more so than Helen Gorman. Helen's been a pioneer for life/work balance, a champion of creativity, and a master strategist with a track record of growing global brands, and she's currently Managing Partner at the consultancy with the Midas touch, Let's Reset. This is a lesson in how to future-proof your business. Presented by our own, endearing industry legend, Adam Hopkinson.
  • 31. Let's Do The States Thing with Ed Cyster

    Of the most commonly used words in this episode, 'people' comes out top, and for those that know Ed Cyster, for those that have worked with him, or for those that have spent any time in his company, that'll come as no surprise. People seem to come top of every agenda that Ed has. It's why he's such a focused recruiter, and how he's built the 4Media Group into the number one broadcast consultancy in the States; by volume, and by clients. This is a whirlwind conversation on how to launch and grow a business with staggering speed and phenomenal success. Presented by Adam Hopkinson.