Are you a leader or a manager?

What is the difference between a leader and a manager? We often confuse leading vs. managing creative people. Since many creative professionals start out in the managerial role, where taking care of the day to day business becomes the majority of how they spend their time and energy, shifting into a leadership role becomes a challenges, especially when there isn’t a clear understanding of what a leadership role in a firm looks like.

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Courting clients

Creating healthy client relationships is much like the dating process. When you bring this mindset into your marketing and follow the dating stages described in this article you'll begin attracting clients who are the right fit for your business. 

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Slow down to go fast

Tackling everything at lightning speed can actually stifle a designer’s most valuable asset: her creativity. Learn how going slower will help you achieve a clear mind and put you on the path to true productivity. 

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Get your business organized and increase your profits

Creative business owners aren’t always the most organized, but they can reap big benefits with a more efficient workspace. Learn how to transform your company and earn greater profits with these organization systems.

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Spread the word, spread the love.

If you want to attract new business by having your current clients spread the word, you can help them recommend you. Here are 4 strategies for generating good, loving referrals.

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What not to do

10 mistakes creative principals typically make—and how you can avoid them. 

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Creativity In Practice

If running your business is a struggle, why not use the same creative thinking you apply to your design work?

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