Client Feedback is essential to freelance business success

Everybody’s been there: you spend hours developing your marketing strategy, implement a really great website, you take pride in your work, and feel like you’re really looking after your customers; however feel that for some reason, something’s holding you back? Don’t worry, there is a means of breaking the shackles of this feeling, and the...

How to Give Yourself Critical Feedback

In The Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Bernstein looks to years of research to explain why being productive comes down to how you talk to yourself. Bernstein writes: Research found people who spoke to themselves as another person would—using their own name or the pronoun “you”—performed better under stress than people who used the word “I.”...

Don’t Be Afraid to Give Negative Feedback, People Actually Want It

"Ever feel uncomfortable giving someone else suggestions for improvement? You don't need to worry any longer. Harvard Business Review reveals that even though no one likes to give negative feedback, everyone wants to hear it.P Here's a graph of the results from a study HBR did asking 899 people how they felt about positive and...

How To Give Negative Feedback

Feedback designed by Attilio Baghino from The Noun Project If done incorrectly negative feedback can lead to resentment among your team. Fast Company takes a look at some advice for giving it to your coworkers straight. One tip: keep it short: Length doesn’t correlate to success when it comes to delivering negative feedback; long conversations confuse...

Video: Building Feedback Into Your Creative Process

When bestselling author Tim Ferriss was writing The 4 Hour Chef, he was trying to compress a three-year writing period into a matter of months. This meant accelerating the entire process without compromising on the quality of the product. One huge contributor to this acceleration was Ferriss’ editing process. He explains it in his creativeLIVE...