Advice from the top: Industry figures offer their tips on how to follow in their footsteps

"Be curious, proactive, courteous, passionate, professional, honest, wise, loud, quiet, hungry, unique, driven. Be better than you ever thought you could be but, above all, be you." - Paul Briginshaw, creative director, Miles Calcraft Briginshaw Duffy

"Watch, listen and learn." - Jacqui Kean, brand marketing manager, The Economist

"Do one really good thing every day." - Hamish Pringle, director-general, IPA

"Never stop learning, try to be a good listener, embrace diversity, challenge yourself and others, have the courage to take risks, provide leadership and then get out of the way so others can do their jobs, give credit to others." - Joe Uva, president and chief executive, OMD Worldwide

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