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15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Self-help

Why Do Google, Airbnb, And Pinterest All Have Such Similar Logos?

Branding experts weigh in.<p>Why do so many tech companies’ logos look the same? From Google and Airbnb to Spotify and Pinterest, these companies have gradually shifted their branding from idiosyncratic typefaces to remarkably similar sans-serif fonts. This month, a viral tweet from the type studio Oh …

Graphic Design

Bright and Colourful MTV Video Music Awards Posters

Alexandre Tissier is a French Art Director from Paris working on advertising and digital projects. his latest series is a stunning MTV teasing …

Marketing

Branding Your Political Campaign

It doesn’t matter if you are part of the establishment or a complete outsider, every political campaign needs a brand in order to effectively …

The Dos And Don’ts of Branding A Candidate

<b>To subscribe to the monthly C&E email newsletter and event announcements click here.</b><p>Whenever I get asked about branding a candidate, I think of the …

Graphic Design
Marketing

Yes, You Need to Build Your Personal Brand in 2018… Get Over It!

EVERYONE HAS A BRAND<p>Whether you want to take advantage of it or not, you have a Personal Brand. When I was 11 years old my Personal Brand was “the …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Quit Raising Your Kids to Act Tough. Teach Them to Be Mentally Strong Instead | Inc.com

A couple of years ago, a father came into my therapy office with his 9-year-old son and said, "I'm so proud of him for being so strong. He's only cried a few times since Grandma died." Sadly, comments like that from parents aren't that unusual.<p>Many of them mistakenly believe that a lack of emotion …

Self-help

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning | Inc.com

<i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora -- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bernie Klinder, serial entrepreneur, investor, and consultant, on Quora:</b><p><b>How do</b> …

War

These 13 Skills Will Improve Your Branding Efforts

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p><i>Question: What skill could an entrepreneur learn in his or her spare time that can help them improve their branding strategy or efforts?</i><p>The following 13 answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only …

Marketing

The Serial-Killer Detector

A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Thomas Hargrove is a homicide archivist. For the past seven years, he …

Crime

Are You 'Scared of Success'? 5 Mindset Hurdles All Entrepreneurs Must Clear.

To be successful, entrepreneurs must conquer these five fears before they find success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone in business experiences fear. Fear keeps people in jobs they hate; and it keeps them from following their dreams and opening their own …

Entrepreneurship
Typography
Graphic Design

How to start an illustration career (part 2) - Marloes De Vries | blog

On a daily basis I get questions from people that want to pursue a career in illustration and have questions on where to start. In a two-part series …

How to start an illustration career

Being an illustrator is a hot job: everybody wants to be an illustrator these days. It sounds romantic, iddylic almost. Drawing and painting all day …

How to find an Illustrator Agent or Rep that’s right for you.

Research is the key to finding the perfect Agent or Rep that’s right for you.<p>There are many agencies out there and you need to find the right one for …

How to Become an Illustrator.

Today I’m sharing a personal e-mail that I wrote to a young man who’s interested in becoming an illustrator. We got connected through Janet Jetkins, …

How to become a successful Illustrator

Wouldn’t it be great if there was one easy answer to this question?<p>I have read so many different answers out there that it can be all a bit …

Career Paths for Illustration Graduates

• May 25, 2016<br>• 7m to read<br>• The IDI Team<p>what type of work can illustration graduates do?<p>What opportunities are out there for illustration graduates ? Some …

Illustration, animation, character design

My Wonderful World of Fashion Stamp Set

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MEMBERSHIP PACKAGES<p>Illustrator<p>Our starter package offering unparalleled support<p>Unlimited contract, pricing and business advice<br>• Access to online …

Freelance Fees Guide: Illustrations and cartoons

Freelance Fees Guide:<br>Illustrations and cartoons<p><b>Please note</b> that the suggested rates below are <i>minima</i>; that rates for copyright works are for limited …

Freelance Fees Guide: Welcome

Welcome to the Freelance Fees Guide<p><b>NEW!</b> Every section of the Guide is now just one click away from listings of NUJ freelances with the right skills, …

Illustrator job profile

If you have a talent for communicating through pictures and would like to put your creative art and design skills to good use, consider a career as …

25 names every graphic designer should know

If you're embarking on a career in graphic design – perhaps by transforming a design internship into a job or sending out a brilliant creative resume …

Graphic Design

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