Managing Relationships in Your Creative Teams with Linda Wallace


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Daniel is joined by Linda Wallace to discuss managing relationships between creatives, particularly when faced with rapidly changing work environment. Linda was with Nordstrom through the shift from film to digital, the 2008 recession, and the 2020 pandemic, each of these major industry upset moments giving her an important perspective on managing how your teams interact with each other.

Key Takeaways

  • "A team is not a group of people that work together, a team is a group of people that trust each other" -Simon Sinek
  • See, hear, support, and challenge your teams to build trust
  • Fear and creativity cannot exist at the same time
  • Curiosity breeds creativity
  • Honest communication and truly listening to your team can help them feel supported
  • Leading with vulnerability can help your teams understand that they aren't alone
  • Developing a healthy sense of self awareness can help you support your colleagues better
  • Challenges (or hills) can be difficult but offer us valuable new perspective

Links & Resources

You can connect with Linda by email at or through her LinkedIn account here:

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