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Chris Do [Content] – From running a multimillion dollar design agency to becoming a multimillion dollar creator

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WATCH ▶️ Watch this episode on YouTube *** EPISODE DESCRIPTION Chris is a legend in the creative world. He is an Emmy award-winning designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind, a Brand Strategy Design Consultancy. Blind has worked with some incredible clients including MLB, Wells Fargo, Honda, Intel, Microsoft, NFL, Nike, Showtime, EA, Google, Audi, Sony, XBOX, Snapchat, and Riot Games. Chris is also the founder of The Futur—an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how to make a living doing what they love. In this episode, we talk about Chris’s path from design school to content creation, the bold moves he took to transition from agency life to creator life, how you can make that same transition, and why today he’s all in on Content as a way to impact a billion people. Full transcript and show notes Learn more about Blind Learn more about the Futur Subscribe to The Futur on YouTube Follow Chris Do on Twitter / Instagram / TikTok / LinkedIn TIMESTAMPS 00:14 - Today’s guest 01:01 - Chris took on a challenge 02:25 - A traditional path wasn’t for Chris 04:25 - What we learn today 05:07 - Chris’s start in the design world 05:59 - Honing your craft vs business development 06:51 - When Chris started to find success 07:21 - The importance of consistency and relationships 09:29 - Concept of “trading up” 11:15 - How you work with BIG clients 14:40 - Is there any risk to spec work? 18:28 - Chris’s transition from Blind to The Futur 22:04 - Blind’s business model during the transition 22:56 - The painful part of business 23:45 - What was driving the shift towards content? 26:50 - The plan for Blind employees 27:27 - Difference between YouTube and commercial work 28:18 - Cultural redefinition at Blind 29:46 - Chris’s start in content 31:25 - Start of The Futur 32:52 - How was The Futur making money? 33:37 - Chris’s identity crisis 37:04 - Voice of The Futur 40:45 - How YOU can make the transition to content 44:37 - How Ben Stiller found the Severance animator 45:30 - You’re 2 or 3 people away from who you need to know 47:21 - The ugly side people don’t talk about 48:30 - Ask and you shall receive 49:23 - How to land your dream job 53:04 - What is Chris struggling with today? *** CONNECT 📬 Subscribe to the newsletter 🐦 Connect on Twitter 📸 Connect on Instagram 🎵 Connect on TikTok 🙏 Make a guest or mailbag request 📝 Check out our curated Playlists *** SPONSORS 💼 View all sponsors and offers *** SAY THANKS 📞 Leave me a voicemail 💜 Leave a review on Apple Podcasts 🟢 Leave a rating on Spotify ☕️ Buy Me A Coffee *** PODGLOMERATE NETWORK This show is a part of the Podglomerate network, a company that produces, distributes, and monetizes podcasts. We encourage you to visit the website and sign up for our newsletter for more information about our shows, launches, and events. For more information on how The Podglomerate treats data, please see our Privacy Policy.  Since you're listening to Creative Elements, we'd like to suggest you also try other Podglomerate shows surrounding entrepreneurship, business, and careers like and Freelance to Founder. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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