The streets are covered with a heavy blanket of premium throwing snow. Alas, there is no one to throw it at. Because I had to move my car early this morning for the plows, I shot off to the coffee shop and did some planning. Yes, MORE PLANNING. I felt a prick of unease as [...]
I’ve been thinking about the problem of finding good people, which for me is two-fold: Finding people with the skills and experience Finding people with the right “work chemistry” I also have a soft spot for people who seek to empower themselves and find opportunities to learn. When I have the luxury of providing that [...]
:http://flickr.com/ I have a paypal account that I use as my “research” fund, and the latest purchase is these Mini Cards from Moo. They were all the rage last year, when Moo was offering free sets of 10 for a limited time. Since I have a bunch of pictures now in my Flickr account, I [...]
I’ve been trying an experiment for the past month, which is to take on more than I’m comfortable with. The idea of overbooking myself is one that I associate with forgetting things, dropping deadlines, and generally feeling harried…not good feelings at all. The idea of doing things that are outside my comfort zone is also [...]
The Freelance Forum described in this post is no longer active. Sorry! A few of us have chatted about trying to form some kind of freelance or business network with a declared code of conduct and values. Much of this discussion has been occuring, bit by bit, on my private Freelance / Empowerment Forum which [...]
I got some more critical comments from some designer friends of mine. I’ve come to the conclusion that I have to cut still more stuff out of the card to clean it up. While it’s nice to make a business card into a miniature poster, you nevertheless have to make some pretty brutal edits to [...]
I’ve playing with my business card designs again, printing off another 2 sets of 10 cards, this time on Avery 8879 Glossy “Clean Edge” Business Card templates. Design Notes follow.