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5 minutes with... Graham Pugh - Teamspirit

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Tell us what you do for a living and who you work for?
I'm Executive Creative Director of Teamspirit.

What does that involve?
Managing a department of creative teams, designers, artworkers and digital people, writing ads and mailshots and online things, being very fast, meetings, meetings, meetings and some very nice people.

How did you get started in the industry?
I went to Watford College to study copywriting, then hawked my book around time until BMP gave me and my partner our first break in 1987.

What would you be doing if you weren't doing that?
I'd like to think I'd be a pop star (that was the original plan) but probably something similar, like journalism.

What's your all-time favourite piece of creative work?
Sony Trinitron advert.

What do you love about your job?
Ideas and variety.

What do you hate about your job?
Naysayers, cynicism and lack of balls.

Tell us your favourite website
Twitter

If you could give one piece of advice, what would it be?
Never eat anything bigger than your head and read Dave Trott's blogs every day

Where can people follow you online?
Twitter: @trumptonfireman 
Coroflot: @grahampugh 
LinkedIn: /gpugh 
Visit my blog

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