The Career Building Power of “No”

I was chatting with some friends this week, and we got on the topic of how hard it can be to fire clients. I mean, they’re giving you their money, and you obviously want to keep a strong freelance following and your good reputation. Here’s the thing. Keeping a client who is a holy nightmare... Continue Reading →

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Just Build It

I’ve had so many friends run into this scenario lately! Expressing your concerns and sharing advice is all you can really do in this situation. You could build the best product in the world, but if there is no audience for it, it’s going to fail. Keep your head up and continue moving forward. (Or... Continue Reading →

5 Books Every Designer Needs

Recently I've been asked for design and UX book recommendations fairly often, so I thought I'd put together a list of 5 of my favorite design books. I hope you love them as much as I do! And just in time for the holiday season! Feel free to direct that family member who keeps buying... Continue Reading →

That designer is so hot right now.

Every time I hear anyone say that phrase I think of the above clip from Zoolander. Every. Single. Time. And then I grin. There are classic design principles that never go out of style. They’re the things you learn about in design school, or for the self taught crew, you read about them in design... Continue Reading →

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