Hey Mr. Bartender…

John Condon, Leo Burnett’s new chief creative officer recently spoke with Adweek. See the Jan. 23rd print edition.

Q. How do you get past a creative block?
A. I go for a walk. And if that doesn’t doesn’t work, I can flush it out with scotch.

I’m a bourbon man myself, but I appreciate a leader with Condon’s candor.

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.


  1. Thomas Okeefe says:

    if after the walk you still have a creative block do what Ogilvy did… rip me off. 🙂