I’m hunched over my iPad, feet cold despite the electric heater, hand cramped and stiff from drawing many hours….
So, I can analyze and package human connections for sale – fantastic! But have I lost the ability to connect with people? And the world? Well…
Out of all the people-facing jobs and service businesses, the creative industry is one of the trickiest in terms of collaborative compatibility.
A chilly Saturday morning in a coffee shop, surrounded by a bunch of people trying to wake up with a caffeine booster. And another weekend of digital detox, of almost forgetting about the existence of phones and notifications.
The next time you stress out about creating something that should be fun until you have squeezed all the fun out of it, do yourself a favour and try to think of it as an experiment.
If you are at the beginning of your career or even if you already have some experience in your field, chances are you struggled with Imposter Syndrome. Trust me, I feel you in this.
Every marketer I’ve ever met or stalked wants to build the one. The one page of copy that will tell a story so good people will line up to buy the thing. The one ad that crushes all ads and taps into the collective emotion and remains in the public memory. The one email workflow that feels so much like a human interaction that people actually reply back and start conversations.
– … 3, 2, 1, Happy New Year!
Cheer and waves of laughter. Hugs, kisses, and hopes for new beginnings. A lot of to- do`s, tons of new projects are starting on Monday. That`s what I call “New Year, New Me”. Every damn year.