What are DesignOps and when is it time to build a team around it? As companies mature and invest in design, they need to operationalize workflow. Here's how.
Are you an introvert or extrovert? Do you work best alone or in a group? Your personality traits and personality type might say something about your creative personality, and how you approach your design work. It might also say something about the kind of leader you are—or the kind of leader you could be.
What’s next for design leaders when they've reached that sought-after pinnacle of creative leadership—Director of Creative Services—and held it for a number of years?
The in-house agency model provides greater job satisfaction for creative directors than other creative business models, a new study shows.
The Creative Group presents 7 leadership skills that will help you move up the ranks.
The Creative Group gives trusted career advice on mentoring: why having a mentor is important to your success - and the best places to find one.
Want to build your leadership skills but don't know where to start? Try these tips to demonstrate leadership - even when you're not the boss.
After 18 years of working at Disney, Anne Sweeney has reportedly decided to “… step out of the comfort zone of the executive ranks and more directly into the creative arena …” and pursue her passion for learning the art of directing. Sweeney’s new career goal is to become a television director. “If not...
Years ago I participated in a 360-degree assessment. Peers, colleagues, management and direct reports all had the opportunity to anonymously tell me how I was doing. And based on their responses, I was doing pretty well. But there were a few comments that I didn’t expect and one in particular that stopped me in...
Tips on How to Manage Outside Agencies By Shannon Stull Carrus I often get questions about how to manage outside agency relationships effectively. Surprisingly, the issues are often unrelated to the agency and are sometimes a result of in-house team road blocks. In other words, people are asking me: “How am I supposed to...