Episode 11: The Pitch With No Prep with Ted Leonhardt

Ted Leonhardt

The Pitch with No Prep

On this episode of My perfect Failure (The Pitch with No Prep) we are joined by Designer and Illustrator ted Leonhardt.

Ted started his career as an illustrator at Boeing in their in-house design group. Ted went onto build his own business employing 50 members of staff and generating revenue in excess of $ 10 million. After selling his business Ted went onto become the Global Creative Director of FITCH Worldwide, responsible for 500 creatives in 27 offices worldwide.

Ted has now transitioned into helping Creatives with his own Practice. His mission is to help creatives have more power in the world and to help large organizations become better organizations by tapping into the power of creatives. Ted is also the Autor of NAIL It. In this episode we look at overcoming self-sabotage. Some of the areas we cover.

  • Self – Created Failure.
  • The Chicken Ranch Pitch.
  • Reframe Self Sabotage.
  • How a Electric Cable led to a $1 Million dollar order.

Link to buy Ted’s book Nail It

Ted’s Books Recommendations

Difficult Conversations by Douglas Stone

The Culture Code by Clotaire Rapaille

Everything for Everyone by Nathan Schneider

The Art of Client Service by Robert Solomon and Ian Schafer

Ted’s Podcast Recommendations

Richard Wolff’s Economic Update

Democracy Now

NYT Book Review

NYT Daily

Intercepted, Jeremy Scahill

Hidden Brain

Fresh Air

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