We caught up with Neil Duerden to discuss attacking new ideas, collaborations, and learning from the misses.
- September 2007
Steve Bullock, an independent designer, illustrator, and interactive developer talks about accountability and ritual cleansings.
- August 2007
Capturing action steps and moving quickly is the key to avoiding a never-ending loop of inaction in bureaucratic environments.
Ryan Waller, named a "Young Gun" by the Art Director’s Club, talks Kirsten Dunst, distractions, and the importance of trusting one's intuition.
A super-contrarian, Josh Clancy discusses disorganization and the art of the anti-process.
While some of the greatest ideas and solutions come up in brainstorm meetings, we also lose most of our time in discussion without action.
The transition from running with your own ideas to working with a<br>creative team can be painful. The skills needed to lead yourself<br>are quite different.
- July 2007
New Ezra, aka Jonathan Moore, discusses his layered approach to organization and the need for constant client communication -- like it or not.
"When I come up with an idea, I wait for about 6 months before I start implementing it - I continually improve the idea during this period."
Rather than dispensing with to-do lists and action steps, we recommend preserving them as an inspiring testament to progress already made.
Ultimately, success is a result of differentiation and emphasizing your unique value.
- June 2007
While "changing things" is a noble cause and dream-worthy accomplishment, it's pretty damn tough. A look at Apple's legendary "Think Different" campaign.
- May 2007