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Jun 29, 2017

We are talking about talent with none other than Hugh Tallents, partner at cg42 and a Very Charming British Man. Why does the business world have so many stereotypes about the people it employs? And why are they all completely true?

We talk about whether to get an MBA, how to hire, why to invest in your junior talent,...


Jun 22, 2017

Paula Pou is BACK in The Brand Hole and we are answering your best and worst questions about branding: how to charge for your work, how to travel for business, and whether it's possible to work in this world and enjoy work-life balance.

We talk about how Paula calls her eyebrows "Scowlers," and Caitlin once again...


Jun 15, 2017

A shortie of an episode with a special guest this week—Chris Barrett, A.K.A. Chris Barrett Design A.K.A. Goodnewsbarrett. Not only is she Caitlin's mom, she's also an interior designer who helps businesses make their places of business...good.

How do you create a space that makes people want to stay? How can you get...


Jun 8, 2017

This week, special guest Asterios Kokkinos joins to talk about advertising. Well, sort of. Caitlin and Asterios enter a dark part of The Brand Hole and debate what advertising should and shouldn't be allowed to do.

Also, was Mad Men about advertising, or was it a show about rich crazy people? (It was definitely a show...


Jun 1, 2017

This week, special guest Mike Preston joins to talk logos: Why do we need them? What makes them good? What makes them bad? And why do SO many of them look like buttholes?

Caitlin talks about how she was once the worst client ever, and Mike explains the ten levels of illuminati that designers go through to be empowered...