How to Stay Focused: Helpful Ways to Tame the Mind

April 30, 2020 / Inspiration
How to Stay Focused

At times, we tend to lose focus and let our minds wander off. It’s okay, it happens-we are human after all. Especially now, maintaining focus can be tricky since many are forced to work from home currently when they used to go into the office to work. Having a wandering mind is not a bad thing, especially for creatives, as it can provide sudden bursts of inspiration. However, there comes a time when we need to focus on the task at hand, but it seems impossible. Your mind is not working with you and gets distracted by every shiny object in your immediate environment. Okay, we aren’t crows, but you get the idea. There can be a plethora of distractions around us, especially at home, so it can be hard to stay vigilant and remain focused. We need to tame our wandering mind, so learning how to stay focused is an excellent skill to have under your belt because you will need it.
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Inspirational Creative Quotes to Boost Positivity and Production

March 30, 2020 / Inspiration
Inspirational Creative Quotes

Everyone needs a boost of positivity from time to time, and sometimes more than others. Working as a creative can be tough. Just like any profession, burn out can set in, which can lower a person’s overall mood and morale. Maybe a person is going through a rough patch in their life, and it can be challenging to separate work and their personal life, and as a result, it’s affecting their creative output. These kinds of things happen, and it’s okay. Luckily, you are never alone and sometimes it just takes the right words to lift you out of a creative and/or mental slump. To be creative, there needs to be a source of inspiration behind it, and it doesn’t matter if it comes from within or an outside source. For example, inspirational creative quotes can act as a form of motivation to a person’s creative soul, and can even help boost productivity and morale.
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Am I Suffering from Creative Burnout?

March 26, 2020 / Inspiration
Fight Creative Burnout

As a creative, it is satisfying to know that you are doing a job that aligns with your true nature, to be creative and create. However, life is a balance of give and take. What goes up must come down, and for every positive, there is a negative as well. In this case, while working in the creative field can be a gratifying and fulfilling experience, you are going to have days that you dread what you are doing. Some days, projects, thoughts, and designs just seem to flow effortlessly. So much so, it’s like you’re tapped into some vast creative bubble where inspiration and innovation come to you easily, with little to no effort. However, no matter how many good days you have, creative burnout is evitable. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us, and is part of the creative process (and the learning). The biggest thing is how you handle it, but before you can go on to figuring out what to do to fight creative burnout, you first need to know how to identify what is considered to be creative burnout accurately.
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Designer Resolutions for 2020

December 29, 2019 / Inspiration
Designer Resolutions

As 2019 is ending, now is the time to look back and reflect on where you have been and where you would like to be. The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect and reassess your plans and goals for the next year. As a creative, being stagnant can really affect your flow, so assessing where you’ve been and where you want to go is necessary if you’re going to bring your work to the next level. Plus, even the act of writing down your intentions, goals, and aspirations can be the first step to making it all pan out for you. So make sure you set your designer resolutions for 2020!
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Entrepreneurship 101: Networking Event Tips

March 31, 2017 / Conversation
Networking Event Tips

If you have a business or a professional objective you are attempting to reach, more than likely you will wind up at a networking event sooner or later. Networking events are a vital instrument to success, as they can help you accomplish your objectives and extend out your circle. Networking events are an excellent tool to utilize, as they help you assemble the connections you need, and can open doors.
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Women’s History Month: Notable Women Designers

March 27, 2016 / Inspiration
Notable Women Designers

It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned vet or a newcomer to the world of design, knowing the history of your profession can help one change how a profession works and can help you become a leader in your field. Plus, you should know who were the ones who challenged the status quo and paved the way for today’s designers, and which designers are doing so at this very moment.
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5 Tips For Women Entrepreneurs

June 4, 2015 / Inspiration

Entrepreneurship has emerged and at this point in time, many find themselves starting their own businesses. Female entrepreneurs have become leading ladies in the game and we’re only left to wonder how they did it? What steps did they take and how did they get this far? Entrepreneurship is all about being your own boss but with a little bit of guidance, your small business will succeed.

Here are some tips for all you female entrepreneurs out there. We’re rooting for you!

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