The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
When the creative team is positioned within Marketing, Communications, or Advertising, the organization is more likely to be considered strategic and value-adding.
‘Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.’
By itself, a total company rebrand is no easy feat. But add an outside design firm to the in-house mix, and the challenges can soar to new heights. Learn how a law firm merged talents with Pentagram for a seamless brand update.
Almost 3 quarters of in-house teams work less than 45 hrs per week, but half of managers feel they are appropriately staffed.
“Mastering the skill of creative thinking takes time, dedication and practice. It involves an active mind that will become more and more open to fresh ideas and seeing new ways of doing things.”
While curtailing the volume of email that hits your inbox each day is largely out of your control, employing best practices when communicating via email is essential to a productive day. Keeping emails brief, specific, actionable, and timely invites responses from your clients that do the same. Which email offenses do you find hardest to break at your firm?
How much do designers make? The 2014 HOW Design Salary Survey shows creative paychecks getting fatter—and the design job market heating back up.