In-house designers have it rough. You’re asked to work on the same brand, day in and day out, often taking creative direction from non-designers. We get it! And we’re here for you. It’s time to elevate your position from pixel pusher to design thinker. How? You’re in the right place – read on.

Personal Branding Worksheet

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Whether you’re happy with your job or not, you should be preparing for your next move by creating your personal brand online. Earn extra money, get more attention and command higher salary today. This short worksheet will help you define what that brand should be.

Accessing the worksheet is easy and free. Simply enter your name and email below and you’ll be automatically redirected to the downloadable PDF. We’ll also email you a copy, just in case.

Featured Contents


Typography 01

How can you improve your typography? This course is focused on functional type as opposed to expressive type. Get better with using type now.

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THE BRAND MESSAGING KIT

A brand is defined by a person’s gut feeling about a product, service or organization. You can’t control what someone feels about your brand, but you can influence it.

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Logo Design & Construction

Draw beautiful letterforms confidently and design logos like a Boss!

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WHAT TO WATCH


We’ve selected a few highlights that you need to see, kicking off with a fantastic guide to designing your first student design portfolio.

Our YouTube channel is bursting at the seams with hard-to-tackle subjects like getting your first design job, figuring out if design school is right for you, and design critiques. It’s all out there for you, free!

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RECOMMENDED PLAYLIST


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“Hi, I’m a graphic designer from Srilanka. I follow your sessions through “The Futur” YouTube channel, thank you for giving me the motivation and inspiration to do more.”

– Nagules K.

WHAT TO READ


Eternal Optimist Handel Eugene

Being the child of an immigrant makes the creative path a difficult one. A lot of sacrifices have been made, and, often times, families don’t want to accept any career path outside of the Doctor/Lawyer safe zone. Chris has walked this path himself, so that gave him an instant connection with his guest, Handel Eugene, the son of Haitian immigrants. Handel has proven his talent to his parents, though, by creating a successful career for himself, most recently working on films like Spider-Man: Homecoming and Black Panther. Chris and Eugene discuss the path from being a dreamer to being a…
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Ten Business Books All Creatives Need to Read

Have you read article Ten Things You Should Do Now To Get More Clients? TLDR? Just give us the booklist already. Okay. You’ve seen my booklist before, but if I had to pick just 10, here’s my list for the top ten essential business books all creatives need to read. Business philosopher, Jim Rohn, writes in his book, 7 Strategies for Wealth and Happiness, “Income rarely exceeds personal development.” If that’s true, you have a lot of work to do. If you want to charge more, become more valuable, come up with better solutions, then you need to know more.…
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How To Get More Clients

I get tired of fielding questions around how to get more clients, so I’ve decided to write an article on things you need to do right now before going online and asking, “Help. How do I get more clients?” Before you go hire a business coach or sales person, enroll in an online course, follow a get rich quick scheme, do this first. Warning, this is a long list of things to do. No easy answers, no quick fixes, but the bare minimum of what you need to do before looking for more help. Remember, people hire who they know,…
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WHAT TO HEAR


How To Ask For New Business w/ Jose Caballer

Great for agency owners. Sales, lead generation, closing, confidence, trust. Chris and Jose talk about closing deals in the Creative Business World.

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Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren

Chris and his former business coach Keir discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work. Click below to open iTunes and listen:

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