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 might have mentioned that I’m transitioning back to using notebooks and sketchbooks. Here is what I’ve got for 2021.
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.
Entrepreneurship is about showing up all day, every day, even when things are not going the way they should. An all in mindset is required.
The ebb and flow of our available time as designers is in constant flux. How we manage it can be the lifeline we reach for prior to burnout.
I recently spent 10 weeks working with 18 designers/developers, teaching them how to interact with clients and run real website projects.
I’ve just reached post 25 of the originally intended 100. I am now officially one-quarter of the way through this personal little project of mine.
With the amount of changes that come upon this industry each year, most web designers have set a new standard when it comes to the term, “run and gun”.
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.