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Companies invest in strategic communication initiatives for their customers and investors. They should put the effort in designing internal communications.
Life is all about relationships. With your parents, kids, spouse, significant other, boss, co-workers. And if you manage them well, hopefully you’ll keep “therapist” off the list. As an in-house creative, one of the most important relationships you’ll have is …
“Most people work at keeping their job, rather than doing a good job. If you’re the former, you’re leading a meaningless life. If you’re the latter, keep up the good work.” George Lois (born June 26, 1931) is an …
Last year I was asked to speak to the in-house creative team at the CIA in Washington, DC, and I arrived a day earlier to take in some sightseeing. I hadn’t been to the country’s capital in over 20 years. …
My Dad was born on Valentine’s Day, and every year my Mom would make a huge cake shaped like a heart and lather it up with hot pink frosting. I guess when she married my Dad she figured a high-quality, …
Creatives get this question all the time and often give the easy answer: a number, unadorned. $50 or $150 or $300—the number itself is irrelevant. What’s relevant is that it requires no conversation.
Approaching the creation of a presentation with some of the same strategies you might more commonly bring to a design problem can help produce more meaningful feedback from the audience.
We’ve all experienced difficult clients, and designers need an equally well-tuned sensitivity to quickly recognize them. That’s essentially what the qualifying process is for.
“Happy Xmas (War Is Over)“, written by John Lennon and Yoko Ono and released as a single in 1971 has become a ubiquitous FM radio staple of the holiday season. The song was the final note from the 1969 campaign …
Designers are always working on building trust with their clients. In order to effectively work towards meeting the many challenges our planet faces, or simply helping businesses create better relationships with their customers, designers need to be valued and respected.