Workaholism, stress, burnout… and exhilarating joy? The new podcast from global consultant and thought leader Joel Pilger gets raw and honest about the work-life grind at the creative industry’s highest levels. Launching this week, The Fabulist injects a refreshingly unfiltered candor into conversations with business owners behind some of the world’s most interesting studios and production companies, revealing what it really takes to run a successful creative business.

Upcoming Episodes:

  • SEASON ONE (launching this week)
    • Mikon van Gastel & Joe Wright at Sibling Rivalry 
    • Marcel Ziul at STATE
    • Erin Sarofsky at Sarofsky
    • Ryan Honey & Orion Tait at Buck
  • SEASON TWO (January 2023)
    • Orion Tait at Residence
    • Beat Baudenbacher at Loyalkaspar
    • Josh Norton at BIGSTAR
    • Justin Barnes & Rob Meyers at Versus
  • SEASON THREE (February 2023)
    • Chris Kelly & Colin Trenter at Oddfellows
    • Darren Price at Mighty Nice
    • Chris Bahry at Tendril
    • Ingi Erlingsson at Golden Wolf

Joel Pilger advises the world’s leading creative studios. Currently Global Consultant at RevThink, he is known for helping owners behind hundreds of creative firms (spanning 5 continents) thrive. In addition to consulting, Joel leads revCommunity, hosts Qohort dinners, hosts the The Fabulist and RevThinking podcasts, and is an Emmy judge at the Television Academy. Prior to consulting, Joel was the founder at Impossible Pictures which he helmed for 20 years. A few of his more recognizable clients include BIGSTAR, Cream, Deep Sky, Defacto Sound, The Furrow, Laundry, Mighty Nice, Polyester and STATE Design.

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