Managing feedback is one of the most challenging part of a creative’s workload. The egos, the subjective “I just don’t like it” comments, the vague requests for something “different”—it can leave your head swimming and your relationship with your boss or client in a tenuous spot. How can you avoid this potentially toxic situation?
HOW looks forward to recognizing your team's hard work with the In-House Design Awards—the premier graphic design awards that shines a spotlight on an under-represented segment of the design industry.
Need help to fill the shoes of a team member on leave or to fix a computer problem outside the scope of your internal IT department? Follow these tips to find outside creative and technical talent to support your in-house team.
These 5 tips from the creative group will help you keep your design team fresh, focused and happy.
If there’s one thing in-house managers know, it’s that change is constant. Be prepared to protect your staff & produce great work in spite of the inevitable
Cleaning isn’t just for spring. Tidying your team’s processes and structure will help you not only prove your worth, but also allow you—and your team—to excel creatively.
As Jerry Seinfeld once pointed out, most people consider public speaking their greatest fear, which means that if you go to a funeral, you’d rather be in the casket than deliver the eulogy. But if you find the right audience, hone your message, and spend plenty of time preparing, you can avoid a fate worse...
The Creative Group presents 7 leadership skills that will help you move up the ranks.
Eric Holter explores the benefits, drawbacks and other considerations design firm owners face when hiring good help.
Setting goals for the year? Make HOW Design Live 2015 one of your priorities. HOW delivers everything you need to pursue a fulfilling, successful career in-house—in one essential event. photo from Shutterstock During the past holiday season, a time when football, hockey, friends, family and snow angels converge, a personal workload could rival the...