One minute with … Nick Law
We spent a minute with Nick Law, VP of marketing communications integration at Apple. Watch to learn which industry topic he thinks doesn’t get talked about enough.
Interviewer: What is the biggest change you’ve had to grapple with over the course of your
Nick Law: Well, the internet.
That was easy, wasn’t it?
Interviewer: Who are you?
Nick Law: Nick Law.
Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?
Nick Law: Because you start with nothing.
It’s like conjuring.
Interviewer: Why did you get into the creative business?
Nick Law: Because I couldn’t do anything else.
Interviewer: What has been the theme of your career?
Nick Law: Probably change.
Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?
Nick Law: Late at night.
Interviewer: When you hit a creative block, how do you unstick yourself?
Nick Law: Keep working.
Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your desk?
Nick Law: Nothing, actually, because I’m a nomad.
My desk has nothing on it.
Interviewer: Which industry hot topic do you wish we would stop talking about?
Nick Law: Data.
Interviewer: Which industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?
Nick Law: Design.
Interviewer: What is the best professional wisdom anyone’s ever given you?
Nick Law: I think you’ve got to make your life your work.
I know that sounds counterintuitive, and that we’re all about life-work balance.
But it''s not hard to balance it when it’s one thing.
So it doesn’t mean you work hard, it just means that you commit to your job as though
it’s your life.