One minute with … Andrea Diquez

One minute with … Andrea Diquez

January 3, 2020 Off By esential1@
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Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your desk?

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Andrea Diquez: A bottle of Johnny Walker Black.

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Interviewer: Do you drink it?

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Andrea Diquez: Yeah.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Andrea Diquez: My name is Andrea Diquez, and I am the CEO of Saatchi New York.

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Interviewer: Why did you get into the creative business?

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Andrea Diquez: By chance.

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Interviewer: What has been the theme of your career?

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Andrea Diquez: Fun.

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Interviewer: What’s the best professional wisdom anyone’s ever given you?

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Andrea Diquez: Care about people.

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Interviewer: What is your professional superpower?

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Andrea Diquez: I build incredible teams that create great ideas every day.

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Interviewer: What’s the biggest misperception people have about your job?

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Andrea Diquez: That it’s easy.

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Interviewer: Which industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?

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Andrea Diquez: The importance of humor and comedy.

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Interviewer: When you hit a creative block, how do you unstick yourself?

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I go to Vegas.

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Background voice (laughing): I love that answer.

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Interviewer: If you hadn’t chosen this career path, what do you think you’d be doing right now?

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Andrea Diquez: I would be producing theater.

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Interviewer: Which industry jargon makes you want to cringe?

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Andrea Diquez: Digital.

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Interviewer: Why?

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Andrea Diquez: Oh, because everything is digital. It’s just not one thing. Everything is. Digital.