Contribute far more than you cost, and you'll have a long and prosperous future at a company you love.
When you ask clients questions about what they're looking for in a logo, the functionality of a website, a campaign strategy, etc., they very naturally may answer you with a blank stare. But if you take the lead and guide them, you have a better chance of finding what you're looking for.
Every brand - yes, even yours - has a compelling story to tell. Whether you're building the next great billion-dollar startup or selling tacos from an RV, there's a story - your story, that's dying to be shared.
"They say it takes a village…but sometimes the village doesn't show up." Whatever you big idea may be, don't expect those around you to automatically reach out. They might need a little convincing first.
If three or more is where “creativity ends and stability begins”, how do we stay in a place where creativity thrives? Also, “Who is my partner?” and “Do I need just one?” Like most questions, there is probably more than one correct answer, but in my mind, it starts with open communication and the realization that perhaps the idea of one perfect, for-all-time collaborator isn't realistic.
As a creative, it is my job to think outside-of-the-box, and imagine the unimaginable. How I get there is different every time, but I know as long as I can harness the unexpected and go with the flow, I will get there.