The tagline for my newsletter goes as below: Grow As Designer | Helping Designers Grow Their Value and Income. It's a bit unclear, right? What the heck is "Value" anyway? How can you grow it? Well, there are many meanings to it and ways to grow it for a designer, but
My recommendation: 9/10 More details and reviews on Amazon You don't need a perfectly systemized plan to have a successful business. Focus on giving the best service possible to a small number of people and improve/invent as you get feedback. Don't fear to be casual and human in
My key takeaway from this book is creating a business that doesn't depend on us. We should create a system that provides great products and services, and scales well without any input from us...
Constraints are your clues to a good, accessible, consistent design. Use them for your strength and do your best to express your creativity within these lines. There is so much you can use your Creativity to contribute to your clients' businesses and users' life.
My main takeaways from this book are staying intentionally small, not worrying too much about planning for the long future and creating a product that is at least 10x better than any competition, otherwise, you will be obsolete.
Ask questions to understand the client, business goals, competition, problems, the VALUE and offer your solution based on that, not on your hour.
Introvert Designers; Educate your managers, colleagues about what introversion really means, that you need your space to be creative, that you need your time to think, that you don't need to change and you are a great value to the team with your introvert qualities.