Failure can be a learning experience, but only when we’re open to it. Getting past our initial reactions and not giving into fear’s 1-2 punch allows us to grow and get better.
I’ve found myself using the phrase “lean into it” a lot lately. While it was not planned, it has become a welcome addition to our conversations.
2020 has sucked the inspiration out of me. Time to pull those bootstraps.
Much of what we get out of a design school education is slanted to satisfy the primary purpose of making a designer employable upon graduating.
Design education needs more focus on developing soft skills in their freshly minted designers. Talking about the intangibles of this career is beneficial.