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Doing Business as a Designer: Starvation

July 21, 2010

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Children all over the world suffer from starvation in some of the most inhospitable environments. These environments force these children to master the art of survival; to never live in full comfort and to maximize the meaning of life. Sadly some die. But there are those who are able to punch through those environments and […]

Two Free Weeks of Online Tutorial Training at KnowledgeCity.com

July 14, 2010

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I’m not kidding. You get access to all my online content for two free weeks. First 2000 signups that enter the coupon code “knowledge” will get in for free. No hidden fees or payment information is required. The last time I did this, I gave free access to the first 200. In 32 minutes all […]

Doing Business as a Designer: You’re Not Normal

July 14, 2010

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…when you are doing what you want to do. Being normal implies that “fitting in” is just but it comes with the terrible price of regret. When you have an honest disagreement with someone but you don’t voice itWhen you wanted to be a (fill in the blank) but your parents wanted you to be […]

Doing Business as a Designer: Fallout – Part 2

July 14, 2010

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Deep in Ryan’s heart, he had no knowledge about web design, internet advertising, and internet marketing. “The core of my skills was in print design. Programming, online ads, user interface, and user experience were all alien to me. On top of that, I did not know how to do write up an executive summary.” After […]

Doing Business as a Designer: Work & Life Balance

June 24, 2010

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No, this is not an article on tips about how to maintain a work-life balance. Rather, an examination. Every designer I’ve met who owns a business has a different stance on the “Work-Life” balance equation. With so many factors, how can a business owner manage? This was a big deal for me when I was […]

“I have to do it.”

June 15, 2010

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versus… “I want to do it.” There is a distinct difference in the two. “Have” is forcing your will. “Want” is a free will.

A message in a bottle to read at another date.

June 10, 2010

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As we age, some of the questions we constantly pose to ourselves are either solved or remain unanswered. Maybe we forget altogether. As we age, some of our goals in life have been achieved while some evolve. Maybe we forget altogether. Well, the folks at FutureMe.org have constructed an email service that allows you to […]