Welcome to our new column that explores the one element that almost every career decision is affected by—Risk with a capital “R.” In this second installment, Good F***ing Design Advice co-founder Brian Buirge reflects on that time he decided to put the F-word in the company name and what it means today.
Every choice we make carries elements of risk, which is why Good F***ing Design Advice co-founder Brian Buirge examines both sides of the equation behind the decisions that creative entrepreneurs have to make.
Feeling a rift between creativity and capital? Vince Kadlubek, who has led the DIY art collective Meow Wolf to national success, looks back on his time on the fringes of the creative economy and shares a few words of wisdom on how creatives can balance business and craft, and why creative companies need to work together.
Ueno founder Haraldur Thorleifsson shares why the company promotes employees based on how they collaborate, why his company speaks its mind on social and cultural issues, and how they got into the content creation business.
As designers strive to build businesses and brands of their own, many find they need to be fluent in more than Photoshop to spark the interest of the investment community. And for those looking to launch a company or clearly articulate a new business idea, veteran investor Tige Savage, Managing Partner at Revolution Ventures, offers his best advice on how to craft a winning pitch.
We all encounter defining challenges in our careers. It’s unavoidable. But it’s how we handle them that matters most. From career quandaries to financial lows, these creatives explain how they overcame career-defining dilemmas.