Aug 30, 2018
David Valentine is your everyday poet, prophet, painter who loves to create engaging marketing by crafting brand experiences that make a lasting impression.
He launched Rethink Creative in the Spring of 2013 with a simple idea to bring tremendous ROI to each and every client the agency served. David’s worked with name brands from the Fortune 500, as well as regional and statewide companies, all the way down to small craft breweries. He lives in Fort Worth with his wife, 3 small kids, and two large dogs. If you want to be David's friend, bring him a local craft beer or craft roasted coffee.
In his words...
My turning points come every 19 months, I'm in the midst of one now. Each turning point centers around 1 central theme. Firing people who are close to me.
I fired a guy who was once an intern and brought him to Texas to work for me. Then, 19 months almost to the day, I fired my best friend and business partner. I'm now renaming the agency and taking my leadership/management game to the next level.
If there was a point where the agency turned the corner though... if I had to distill it to 1 moment... it was firing my businesses partner. That was the catalyst for 4x our revenue and transforming the agency into what it is now.
The two things I've learned are: Overvalue yourself and niche, niche, niche.
If you enjoyed this episode please Comment Share and leave a review...
Join the Conversation in our Facebook Group Success Champions
Each Sunday we send out an email with the 5 episodes that aired along with this interview Sign Up Here
Affiliate Links - Which means if you click and buy our company will get paid...
Audio Books have been a huge part of my journey. Audible changed the game by taking the books you love and turning them into Audio.... Check it out here https://amzn.to/2KeGXC5
Have you struggled with getting on podcasts? Have you found it difficult getting exposure? Check out what Abigail Sinclaire is doing with Human Network Connection