How do you communicate the value of design?

Perhaps you work at a company where design doesn’t have a seat at the the table, or the CEO doesn’t believe in being ‘design driven’. Your co-workers may think design is just a collection of pretty colours and fonts you sprinkle over top of whatever content they give you.

Read More
/

Stop preaching, start teaching what you know

The internet has an abundance of second-hand advice from the unskilled and underprepared. It seems all you have to do is slap on a teacher label and start preaching. I’ve read countless articles where the author purely reiterates what they’ve learnt from someone else, but not what they’ve actually done.

Read More
/

You don’t need to know everything

Throughout my time at school I always assumed the learning in life would stop as soon as I graduate. Learning was for classrooms, life was for freedom. After graduation, it didn’t take me long to realise my assumption was wrong.

Read More
/

How to turn a no into a yes

Our comfort zones are a blessing and a curse. They’re a place where we feel safe and in control. It’s a predictable place that, while confines us to what we know, we know it well. Comfort zones are a place where we know we can succeed and can control the outcome.

Read More
/

Your personal brand is not a logo

The personal brand concept has been glorified online as something that provides us with a false sense of purpose. Anyone can have a personal brand. Having one doesn’t make you more or less important than someone else on your timeline. 

Read More
/