‘Work-life balance is bullshit.’ So says Russel Howcroft: ad man, media personality and TV executive.
Russel is a man of many passions, equally well-known for his appearances on ABC1’s The Gruen Transfer, as a board member of Melbourne Football Club and as a senior executive at the TEN Network. His new book, When It’s Right to be Wrong, offers a unique opportunity to see the world from Russel’s point of view; the spin king muses that ‘changing your mind is a good thing’ and ‘privacy is overrated, so give everyone your phone number’.
In conversation with Emily Sexton, Russel Howcroft will challenge the way you look at the world as he reveals his thoughts on creativity and the power of the idea.
Russel Howcroft has recently joined PwC as a partner and as the firm’s first Chief Creative Officer. Russel was most recently the Executive General Manager of Australian free-to-air television broadcaster Network TEN, responsible for TEN’s operations in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.... Read more
Emily Sexton is a former Head of Programming for the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas. She was the recipient of a prestigious Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship in 2014. Previously, she was Artistic Director of Next Wave (2010–14), where her key achievements were a radical rethink of an ar... Read more
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