I’ve been thinking on the subject of down time and the importance of resetting. This is most likely because I’m so completely horrible at striking that balance between work and real life.
There need to be more designers who write. When I say “write”, I’m not talking about those same 100 blog topics that every studio and agency re-hash.
I often talk about how important the act of reading is to a designer. I don’t have many platforms or soap boxes that I get on regularly, but the importance of staying current and understanding our place in the stream of time through continued education is one of them.
Getting to know your partners is important. Long term collaborative or business efforts are, many times, like a marriage.
I love over hearing student conversations when I’m in the classroom. Those moments when a student discovers and connects with a designer, or a technique, or a process is always exhilarating.
It’s late, but I’ve forced myself to get up, write this post, and to take action on my awareness. Thank you Seth Godin.
You can’t have reward without some measure of risk. As an entrepreneur or small business owner risk has to become a part of the daily trade.
Looking through the Wayback Machine was a journey of re-discovery, and that discovery got me thinking.
My article on women in design and tech leadership just hit WebVisions and Medium.
Here we are at version 5 of the site. Wasn’t sure I’d make it.