One minute with … Juan Woodbury

One minute with … Juan Woodbury

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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Juan Woodbury: A picture of Al Green.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Juan Woodbury: My name is Juan Woodbury.

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I’m a SVP creative director and executive producer.

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Interviewer: Why did you get into the creative business?

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Juan Woodbury: My mother was an artist, and she’s my inspiration.

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Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?

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Juan Woodbury: Being able to effect change is really important to me.

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

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Juan Woodbury: To keep my integrity.

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Interviewer: What is your professional mantra?

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Juan Woodbury: Good is the enemy of great.

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Interviewer: Which habit have you had to break to become a more effective leader?

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Juan Woodbury: Being selfish.

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Interviewer: Why do you love creative work?

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Juan Woodbury: I think that the modern-day contemporary artist is in advertising.

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

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Juan Woodbury: Equal pay for women.

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Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?

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Juan Woodbury: Listening to music.

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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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Juan Woodbury: I would have been an architect.

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Interviewer: And, last question, how do you inspire the next generation of creative minds?

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Juan Woodbury: Giving them freedom to create.