RevThinking 057 | The 7 Ingredients - Overview | RevThink

“The 7 Ingredients to us – and the reason why we have a Facebook group called the 7 Ingredients, and why we refer to it so much – is to have a common understanding, from consultant to client, on where you are and what kind of work you want to do.” – Tim Thompson

In this initial episode in our new 7 Ingredients podcast series, Joel Pilger and Tim Thompson discuss the 2 A.M. issues every owner faces.

In this series we will explore the 7 Ingredients that make up every creative firm, each with its corresponding goals, strategies, routines as well as the myriad connections between them.



The Capability Of Our Team & The Work We Produce


Guiding Clients, Managing Resources, Actualizing & Maintaining “The Splits”

Marketing & Positioning

Messaging, Publicity, Outreach, Laying The Foundation For Sales


Sales Pipeline, Winning New Business & Stimulating Repeat Business


Measuring, Reporting & Projecting Money


Legal, Facilities, Taxes, Recruiting & Retaining Talent


Genius, Leadership, Vision, Asset Growth & Exit Strategy

How do these Ingredients evolve over the lifespan of your creative business? Read Seasons of the Creative Firm.

[ Listen to all past episodes at the RevThinking Podcast page or subscribe at iTunes, Spotify, or Soundcloud. ]