I am always ensuring that my team is working to shine a spotlight on our clients.
The day is packed with incredibly efficient meetings: meetings focused on creative direction and designers, meetings with clients to faciliatate projects, and meetings with prospective clients to engage them in ongoing relationshps.
You need to be creative and innovative, but you also need to have a thick skin and be open to "hearing" your clients.
Here's the first step for college students
Always be ready to work your way up. You're not going to come right out of college and be several rungs up the ladder. Get an entry level position at a company you're excited to work for and work your way up, always keeping in mind that relationships matter.
"People consistently expressed concern for the entrepreneurial path and the ups and downs that are just inevitable from being your own boss and running your own business. I was warned by people who loved me -- and I totally ignored them."