Sharing ideas and receiving feedback shouldn't be a chore. Put it on your calendar until it becomes a natural part of your workflow. Utilize your team and your peers to bring your ideas to life.
Emotional labor isn’t always fun. It’s not neatly packaged and quick, fairytale endings are a lovely surprise rather than an expectation. But it means something. Ultimately, part of what you’re selling is the emotion you put into work. It may not always produce immediate satisfaction, but if you're willing to work through the hiccups and push past the hurt, you (and your client) will see the difference.
Whatever it is you do, the challenge is to allow yourself to be comfortable with the undone. This means walking away when something feels right, not waiting until it's perfect (especially when that moment will likely never come).
In September, Southwest launched its new logo, and with that, its website. Wall Street Journal explains that the year-long process, that included collaboration with five branding and advertising companies, resulted in a similar, yet distinct, re-design of their previous branding.
Spacey and his fellow actors are still acting. They're just exploring different methods of communication. As a content developer, I'm still writing, but I'm constantly exploring new (and I'd say better) ways to communicate compelling, useful information for clients that fit within new website standards.
Whatever you may be working on or working toward, your grand finale and last brushstroke may not feel all that grand, but it must feel right. Keep painting, keep building, keep creating, keep growing - until it does.
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