Advice from the top

Industry figures offer their tips on how to follow in their footsteps.

"Be curious. Understand that indecision is a bad thing but doubt is not. Enjoy the job because you do best what you enjoy doing most. Don't overplan your career. Be patient, others aren't."

Andrew Brown, director-general, Advertising Association

"Be yourself, learn from others."

Jed Glanvill, managing director, MindShare

"Set clear goals, work at putting yourself in a position to achieve them."

John Mayhead, chairman, Audit Bureau of Circulations

"The advice that John Hegarty gave me - look after the ads and everything else will look after itself."

Russell Ramsey, deputy executive creative director, BBH

- Collated from Campaign's A List.

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