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The Futur Podcast is a show that explores the interesting overlap between design, marketing, and business. Our host (and CEO of The Futur), Chris Do, hold candid conversations with inspirational people from the worlds of design, technology, marketing, business, philosophy and personal development. These conversations go deep. With the aim of understanding who these incredible people are, what drives them to do what they do, and what can we--the listener--learn from it all. Visit thefutur.com/podcast for show notes and additional information from each episode.

The Futur with Chris Do The Futur

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 809 Ratings

The Futur Podcast is a show that explores the interesting overlap between design, marketing, and business. Our host (and CEO of The Futur), Chris Do, hold candid conversations with inspirational people from the worlds of design, technology, marketing, business, philosophy and personal development. These conversations go deep. With the aim of understanding who these incredible people are, what drives them to do what they do, and what can we--the listener--learn from it all. Visit thefutur.com/podcast for show notes and additional information from each episode.

    The Art of Client Conversations - With Jule Kim

    The Art of Client Conversations - With Jule Kim

    Building Trust
    In this episode, host Chris Do sits down with Jule Kim, and they explore the intricacies of the sales process and the transformative power of discipline, trust, and mentorship. They discuss the common sales pitfalls, emphasizing the importance of building initial trust with clients, listening to their needs, and aligning with their goals. Chris recounts personal experiences with clients and highlights the critical need for proper application of teaching methods to avoid miscommunication. The conversation extends to the parallels between military discipline and life coaching, underscoring the value of following a structured system for significant personal and professional transformations. Through Chris's story of mentoring Rodrigo and a past business proposal, the hosts stress the necessity of understanding the buyer's mindset and committing fully to mentorship relationships. Jule offers her expertise in executive coaching and marketing, emphasizing the essential elements of trust, commitment, and respect in successful mentorship and coaching dynamics.

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    • 1 hr 40 min
    Building a Creative Business - With Michael Angelo

    Building a Creative Business - With Michael Angelo

    Pricing Evolution
    In this episode, host Chris Do interviews Michael Angelo, the owner of San Antonio Video Productions, about his career transition from a salaried employee to a full-time entrepreneur. Starting at the age of 15, Michael gained experience freelancing while in college and eventually landed a gig in outdoor television. Michael discusses his journey, the lessons learned from holding a salaried position, and the skills he developed that helped him start his own business. He shares his blueprint for achieving a dream, using the acronym DREAM to outline the steps: Dedicate, Refine, Evolve, Activate, and Multiply. Michael also discusses his methods for acquiring clients through Thumbtack and Google Ads, and emphasizes the importance of evolving into a business owner and training others to scale the business effectively.


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    • 50 min
    Navigating the Past and Future of Broadcast Design - With Ian Dawson

    Navigating the Past and Future of Broadcast Design - With Ian Dawson

    Design, Technology, and the Future
    In this episode, host Chris Do and Ian Dawson explore the evolution of broadcast design from the 90s to the present, focusing on the impact of new technologies like artificial intelligence, Augmented Reality (AR), and Virtual Reality (VR). Ian shares stories from his early career at Novacom, discusses pivotal industry changes, and examines challenges faced by producers and designers. They also delve into the transformative potential of AR and VR across sectors such as advertising and education, the importance of innovation and interdisciplinary collaboration, and how technologies like Apple's Vision Pro could revolutionize creative and educational fields. Furthermore, they highlight the shifting dynamics between agencies, brands, and creatives, emphasizing accountability and achieving Return on Investment (ROI). Tune in for insights on how these cutting-edge technologies are reshaping the future landscape for designers, developers, and educators.

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    • 1 hr 48 min
    Mastering the Language of Business Success - With Phil M. Jones

    Mastering the Language of Business Success - With Phil M. Jones

    The Power of Words
    In this episode, host Chris Do interviews Phil M. Jones, a renowned business communication and sales expert, and author of 'Exactly What to Say.' Phil shares his journey from young entrepreneur to successful author and speaker, discussing his creative strategies and frameworks developed from extensive experience in senior sales leadership, real estate, and sales training. Highlights include actionable advice on mastering influence and communication, the importance of continuous improvement, and specific language techniques for asking referrals and establishing authority. Phil also provides tips on impactful public speaking and the philosophy behind his evergreen success. Furthermore, the episode delves into the significance of inspiration over copying in creative industries, encouraging unique takes on existing ideas for innovative outcomes.

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    The End of the Billable Hour - With Tim Williams

    The End of the Billable Hour - With Tim Williams

    Beyond Time Sheets
    In this episode, host Chris Do features a deep dive into the transformation of pricing and positioning strategies within the advertising and professional services industries, guided by insights from Tim Williams, founder of Ignition Consulting Group. Williams discusses the flawed nature of hourly billing and advocates for a value-based pricing model that focuses on the outputs or results rather than the inputs or time spent. He highlights how agencies can innovate by developing a product mindset, shedding light on the necessity of adapting to changes brought by AI and market demands. The discussion also explores the idea of agencies investing in or partnering with brands, shifting towards a model where creative services are productized, thereby solving specific client problems. Williams emphasizes the importance of agencies moving away from traditional billing methods to embrace a future where they price based on value delivered, not hours worked.

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    • 59 min
    Building Brands, Shaping Futures, and Transforming Lives - With Chris Do

    Building Brands, Shaping Futures, and Transforming Lives - With Chris Do

    It’s All About Embracing Your Authentic Self
    In this episode, Chris Do is interviewed on Omar El-Takrori’s podcast called The Dept. w/ Omar El-Takrori, and they explore the intricate labyrinth of personal branding, public speaking, and the role of AI in today's creative and marketing industries. Chris Do shares profound insights on the essence of knowing oneself and the power of emotional connections over aesthetics in branding, coupled with his vision to revolutionize creative education through AI integration. The discussion transitions into the significance of authentic engagement in public speaking, critiquing the prevalent mechanical delivery and advocating for a return to conversational, heartfelt interactions. They emphasize the importance of authenticity, leveraging AI for enhancing presentations, and the cultural impact on innovation. Central to the conversation is the philosophy of using branding to forge genuine connections and utilizing success to empower educational initiatives, embodying an ethos of acknowledgment, appreciation, and the transformative potential of human connections.

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    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
809 Ratings

809 Ratings

telletelltelle ,

10/10 will listen again

How can one man (Chris) consistently drop so much knowledge?! Chris Is a gift of our time. And his guests are rock solid too! I always end my listening session inspired, motivated, and educated. No matter what your into or trying to build (if anything,) I think everyone can apply the critical thinking skills and overall mind expansion you’ll get from his podcasts to any venture. 10/10

Kinga_Vajda ,

Learn something every time

Listen carefully when Chris speaks! There are so many golden nuggets. He’s insightful and open to learning, which if we all try to get better at, we can all DO better too.

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Creativity Meets Clarity

Chris keeps it real – brilliant insights with zero fluff. A must for creatives and entrepreneurs!"

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