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.
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.
Design education needs more focus on developing soft skills in their freshly minted designers. Talking about the intangibles of this career is beneficial.