8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Starting a freelance business can be a very bumpy and long ride. There are many things one has to deal with if she wants to succeed. In this article, I will share with you the last four things wish I knew when I started my Freelance Business. My hope is that learning about these things, or lessons, and applying them will help you build your own freelance business and keep it going, without killing yourself in the process. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at these four final lessons. Continue reading “8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.2”

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.1

8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

Starting a freelance business was an incredible journey for me. I have been on this road for more than seven years. During this time, I made a lot of mistakes and I learned many lessons, about what to do and what to avoid. In this mini series, I will share with you some of these lessons I learned the hard way. You don’t have to repeat any of these mistakes in order to learn. Take these lessons, apply them and build your own successful freelance business. Continue reading “8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Freelance Business Pt.1”

7 Ugly And Universal Truths About Branding You Need to Know

7 Ugly And Universal Truths About Branding You Need to Know
Reading Time: 10 minutes

Branding is full of lies, myths, misconceptions and fairy tales. Some of them were created on purpose by brand designers, consultants or marketers. Others were created by accident. With time, these lies and myths have spread across the world. Fortunately, there are still some universal, and sometimes ugly, truths about branding that are still valid. In this article, we will take a look at seven truths about branding we all need to know. Let’s see if you can handle it.
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7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1

7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

There are two types of leadership lessons. Lessons learned from theory and lessons learned from practice, usually the hard way. In this two-part article, we will discuss the later, 7 important leadership lessons I learned from more than 5 years in business. If some of these lessons will sound familiar, please keep reading. You may still find something useful. Finally, at the end, I will give you a list of four great books worth reading at least twice. Now, let’s begin. Continue reading “7 Important Leadership Lessons from 5 Years in Business Pt1”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2
Reading Time: 11 minutes

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. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt2”

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1

9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1
Reading Time: 11 minutes

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. Continue reading “9 Key Lessons From Working for Design Agency Designers Must Know Pt1”