4 Secrets to Company Culture

“Company culture” is a buzzworthy phrase that we’re guessing you’ve heard a few times. But when you get down to it, what does it really mean, and why is a positive company culture so important? San Francisco’s Elefint Designs has created a positive, inspiring and challenging company culture as part of their successful design studio….
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How to Make a BIG Career Shift: Tips from a Social Worker Turned Stylist

Making a career shift is tough – there’s no doubt about that. But it can be done, and as we’ve learned, starting over is never really starting over. Austin’s Laurel Kinney is familiar with the concept of career changes – she went from social worker to fashion stylist. Anyone looking to change careers, take note – today,…
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How to Start — and Finish! — Your Next Creative Project

All creative people have them: those abandoned projects that make us cringe. We were so excited about them at first, but somewhere along the way, we lost that drive to bring them into the world. This week, writer and creativity blogger Stef Gonzaga has some advice on changing our procrastinating, project-abandoning ways. Stef is part…
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How to Navigate a Career Crossover

Jen Spencer is an expert on careers. Aside from her private coaching practice, she also works with creative executives to help them succeed in their work and their business practices through leadership courses and retreats (Austin ladies – check out the Immersion Experience!). Because Jen is our go-to for all-things career related, we knew she was the…
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Protect Yourself on the Creative Path

At DesignGood, we’re huge fans of Reggie Black, and we had the honor of interviewing him for our blog. Reggie is known for the Sticky Inspiration project. He writes original messages of encouragement, creativity and love on Post-it notes and shares them with the world. (This quick video gives a great introduction to what he…
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How to Deal With Anger and Move Forward In a Project

Doing creative work is full of all kinds of great moments, but it also has its share of frustrations. That’s where today’s Design Your Life post by Kevin Leahy will come in handy. Kevin is the founder and lead brain trainer at Knowledge Advocate. He’s a lawyer who litigates brain injury lawsuits and a business…
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How to Manage Your Inner Critic: Tips From Life Coach and Author Shanna Covey

Every creative has to deal with his or her inner critic sometimes. In today’s Design Your Life, Shanna Covey tells us what’s really going on with that ugly voice in our heads and how to respond to it. Shanna is a coach and the author of A Call to the Heart: Shifting Out of Ego Into…
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4 Secrets to Company Culture

“Company culture” is a buzzworthy phrase that we’re guessing you’ve heard a few times. But when you get down to it, what does it really mean, and why is a positive company culture so important? San Francisco’s Elefint Designs has created a positive, inspiring and challenging company culture as part of their successful design studio….
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How to Start a Values-Based Business

You might be familiar with MATTER. Perhaps you saw them in a Design9, remember our holiday giveaway or maybe you love MATTER’s work with our friends at Conscious Magazine. However you know them, MATTER is hard to miss. Though less than a year old, this inspiring women’s indie clothing line uses flawless storytelling and, of…
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