Welcome to “The First Five Years” where Mitch Goldstein, a professor of design at Rochester Institute of Technology, answers reader questions related to the uncharted waters of beginning a career. This month, Mitch explains what to do to keep your brain in shape in the gap between the glory of a college library and the holy grail of a professional development budget.
A no-nonsense crew, including Gail Anderson, Pum Lefebure, and Mac Premo call out the jargon, manipulation, bad intentions, good intentions but bad behavior, and downright BS that should make creatives run the other way.
Entrepreneurial thinking was in the air this year, from bridging creativity and capital to scaling side hustles. We rounded up the best advice from 99U thinkers who have been there, won it all, failed big, and kept on coming back for more.