Kevin's Interviews

Welcome to the news room - a selection of provocations, challenges and inspirations - media coverage from 1997 to the present looking at the life and passions of an Executive Chairman and former working CEO.

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Insights for Industry Leaders – Maggs on Media

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While in Cape Town, Kevin Roberts meets with Maggs on Media and discusses learnings that industry leaders can have by looking at the All Blacks culture and family, purpose-driven companies and how you create Loyalty Beyond Reason. Interview starts at 2:50mins.

5 Ways to be a Super-Work-Star – fin24

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According to Kevin Roberts, worldwide executive chair of Saatchi & Saatchi, one needs five things to be successful in a job these days: IQ (intelligence quotient): Look for smart employees who can move, think and do fast. EQ (emotional intelligence): In a world of empathy and intuition one must be able to follow your instinct…

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Tap ‘Return on Involvement’ For Competitive Edge – fin24.com

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Carrin Smith from fin24 met with Kevin Roberts in Cape Town and discusses building competitive advantage through creative leadership and where great creativity comes from. Cape Town – Building competitive advantage needs creative leadership and great creativity comes from the edge, usually not via the middle, according to Kevin Roberts, Worldwide executive chair of Saatchi…

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Lancashire Means Business

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Saatchi & Saatchi is one of the world’s most recognisable names. So how did a former Lancashire lad end up its global chief? David Nowell reports.

Forget Practical Choices. To Live Your Best Life, Make Happy Choices.

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Most rags-to-riches stories come along with some pretty dour, intimidating advice. “Work harder than everyone else.” “Put in longer hours than everyone else.” “Make the tough decisions, no matter the consequences.” Not this one. “Ever since I was about seven, I have been of the belief that you make happy choices. Don’t compromise. Don’t let…

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The Secret to Keeping Young, Ambitious Talent? Let Them Go.

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How does the head of global advertising giant Saatchi & Saatchi keep top talent? He doesn’t. Actually, he’s thrilled to have his employees leave the company, go off and embark upon new adventures. Kevin Roberts knows that if he gives his employees four things — responsibility, learning, recognition, and joy — they will want to…

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Why Your Brand Is More Important Than Your Product – Entrepreneur

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By: Catherine Clifford Entrepreneur.com Push aside your business plan and stop obsessing over your product dimensions. First, you need to think about your brand. “Product first is very retro, very 1980s. We have to put the idea first,” says Kevin Roberts, who has served as global CEO of advertising juggernaut Saatchi & Saatchi since 1997. Saatchi…

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We Will Run More Global Pitches From India Now: Kevin Roberts – Business Standard

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Interview with Worldwide CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi By Viveat Susan Pinto | Mumbai One of the longest serving chief executives in advertising, Kevin Roberts of Saatchi & Saatchi will make way for a new leadership team beginning next year. Robert Senior takes over as worldwide CEO, while Roberts, 64, will be the executive chairman….

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