Crossing Guards, Hip-hop, the Hammond B3, Dragons & Negative Capability
The output, the internal work, the work within our minds to challenge ourselves within our fields… Tony discusses the hardships we go through to get over the limitations we put on our own goals and how we get over it based on his inspirations.
About the speaker
Tony Calzaretta is the head of a multidisciplinary creative team at Pandora, the leading internet radio service. Since starting in 2006, Tony has developed and continues to grow a creative organization composed of Advertising, Brand, and Product design. His role ranges from driving programs and advertising solutions on Pandora for some of the biggest agencies and brands, to nurturing collaboration in the evolution of the product. With 16 years of experience in the design field, his early agency career quickly went from touching everything in print design, billboards, magazines and collateral materials, to designing and developing web solutions for clients, providing a foundation in leading teams at the intersection of creativity and technology.
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There's a small percentage of people that have a lot of luck paired with talent, but for most of us it's about doing a lot of work. — Tony Calzaretta
It's not our bosses or our companies that define us, it's ourselves that limit how far we can go. — Tony Calzaretta
You have to be comfortable existing in states where you don't know things. — Tony Calzaretta
We can learn a lot about our own personal crafts but we don't have to be directly connected to them, we can just be inspired by them. — Tony Calzaretta