Andy Didorosi: What Detroit Taught Me about Getting Things Done

About this presentation  Detroit’s plight has been making headlines for years, and to outside observers the situation can seem hopeless. But Andy Didorosi is one of Detroit’s many concerned citizens that have refused to wait for outside help. In this talk, Didorosi reveals how to take matters into your own hands despite government bureaucracy, lack of...

Innovation Requires Failure

Falling by Juan Pablo Bravo from The Noun Project LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman famously said, “If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” Failure isn’t fatal, yet many creatives get caught up trying achieve perfection, often at the expense of innovation. The author of Reinventing You: Define...

William James on Choosing Purpose Over Profit and the Life-Changing Power of a Great Mentor

“There might be some anguish in looking back from the pinnacle of prosperity (necessarily reached, if not by eating dirt, at least by renouncing some divine ambrosia) over the life you might have led in the pure pursuit of truth.” William James is celebrated as one of the most influential philosophers of all time. His...

If you’re “stuck” in print, here’s the easiest way to start getting web design clients.

I think it’s awesome how many designers are still print-only. I love paper and ink. The way it feels in your hands, the smell, the way it looks under different lights. Digital doesn’t come close to the sensory experience that print design delivers. At least not yet. But many print-only designers have written into GDB...