Question Of The Week


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Just a quick question and challenge for you guys – Are you pushing yourself to learn? I have felt kinda blah these last few month in terms of my motivation and creativity as a designer and developer. I think this was because I wasn’t pushing myself to learn new things. So I just recently decided to learn how to build sites in ExpresisonEngine and give myself a geek-ee challenge. It’s been frustrating and fun at the same time but I can say for the first time in a while I’m actually EXCITED about learning something and im actually doing something! (instead of putting things off).

So I’d like to challenge you guys to push yourself and learn new things! Leave a comment and let me know what you are challenging yourself with!

How do you get clients to give timely feedback on projects?

I’ve been running into some situations with clients (who are otherwise great) that haven’t been giving timely feedback. How do you deal with this? Do you remind them via email? Phone? Do you have anything in your contract regarding delays?

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Question of the week: What do you do when you have so many ideas you feel like you are going to explode? I’ve been running into this lately and have been trying to deal with it by making lists and prioritizing which items to get to first. Listen to the audioboo below and leave a comment and join the discussion.

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Question of the week: Is it better to specialize in a specific area of design, or to be a jack of all trades? Where do you currently stand in this spectrum of design? Currently pursuing a niche? Or are you knowledgeable in many aspects of design?

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Question Of The Week: Do you work better under pressure? Why or why not? Leave a comment and join the discussion!

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This week we are discussing what role research plays into your design process. Do most client projects have the budget for this? What sorts of research do you do before you start designing? Chime in and let me know what you think!

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