Team management is a necessary skill for every CEO and leader. Why? Companies are built around people. And, these people are working together as a team. Without these people, no company can survive for long. In this article, we will discuss the last two steps we must make to get better in team management. This will help us create well-functioning teams and let our company thrive. Great teams are made. So, without further ado, let’s find out how to do it.
Team management is a skill anyone can learn. And, it is necessary skill for anyone who wants to lead and inspire others. Today, we read a lot about leaders from many industries. What we don’t read about are people behind them. We also never hear about people in their teams. However, there is no leader without followers and a strong team. In this two-part article, we will discuss four steps, or pillars, that are necessary for successful team management. Enjoy the reading.
Giving feedback or critiquing someone’s work is easy. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean we are helping the author or providing any value. There are some characteristics or attributes great and valuable feedback must have. Otherwise, it is useless. In this article, we will discuss these characteristics and take a look at five simple tips to embed them in our feedback. Let’s take a look at how to use feedback to improve work of others. I hope you will enjoy this article.
Working for design agency can be a great opportunity for designer to learn a lot about design and business. In this second part of this miniseries, we will discuss the last five lessons I learned from working for design agency. These lessons include topics such as focusing on moving fast and testing ideas, what to do when you get stuck, building a reputation and more. I hope that these lessons will make it easier for you to build a career or business in the design industry.
Working for design agency is one way to start your design career. Some designers decide to work full-time others choose freelancing. Still, working for design agency can teach designer valuable lesson she can apply almost everywhere. In this two-part article I will share with you nine key lessons I learned from working with one of the top Czech design agencies, as a freelancer. I hope you will find these nine lessons useful for your career or business.
Doing work for free is one of those ways some designers are trying to get exposure and traction. Let’s face it. When you are just starting out, and have nothing to show, it is hard to find good paid jobs. Without a portfolio or at least a few examples of work, it is hard to convince people to trust and hire you. Then, no wonder a lot of designers are willing to work for free. However, this is often a big mistake. In this article, we will discuss some reasons why you should not work for free.