Rookie Designer Podcast

Rookie Designer Podcast

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1/21/2019
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Carl shares a situation that came up with his business and one that he talked with Jake about to get some advice. What to do when an estimate and an invoice from a vendor seem to be way off, even if it's in your favor. We are definitely curious to he... Details
39:33
12/24/2018
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Jake and Carl close out 2018 talking about goals. They touch on some of the surprising articles that talk about how you should NOT set goals. While they both kind of disagree with this idea, it's always good to look at a different perspective. Couple... Details
51:04
12/11/2018
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Carl and Jake talk about the importance in gratitude when it comes to running their creative businesses. Being thankful for good clients, great projects, and the strides made are just some of the areas they touch on. They also speak about how importa... Details
47:00
11/12/2018
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Jake and Carl talk about how it is to be a designer who sometimes is merely a tool for a client. This doesn't necessarily have to be a bad thing but it is something a lot of designers struggle to deal with. As creatives we take a lot of pride in the ... Details
41:43
10/29/2018
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Carl and Jake get together this Monday morning to record their latest episode. Carl has some interesting insight about an article stating people are dying sooner due to having less trust and Jake talks about an upcoming Disney documentary. They then ... Details
33:45
10/17/2018
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Jake and Carl head into episode 178 without much of a topic on deck and decide to see what come up in conversations. They start off with some interested design news from Weight Watchers and a pretty crazy story about some Banksy artwork. Then it's on... Details
49:01
10/02/2018
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What is one of the most popular phrases from Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy? Don't Panic! Jake and Carl talk this week in episode 177 about how this simple phrase relates to business. They share a couple of stories related to not panicking while run... Details
35:56
9/24/2018
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Carl and Jake are back this week with episode 176. They discuss how to deal with and move on from clients and contracts that aren't fitting your business anymore. Sometimes it's a tough situation and they discuss some ways to help make the transition... Details
45:19
9/17/2018
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Jake and Carl bring you episode 175 this week when they talk about ways to combat boredom. Routines can sometimes cause things to be less than exciting, so it's important to change things up a bit. They share an article talking about how to do so at ... Details
48:01
9/03/2018
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Carl is back to cohost with Jake for episode 174. They start off catching up on how Carl's wedding and honeymoon to Scotland went. Then they jump into their main topic which ties back to what Carl learned about distilling Scotch. He uses the process ... Details
44:32
8/27/2018
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Jake welcomes guest co-host Tauhgnee to the episode to sit in while Carl is off in Scotland enjoying his honeymoon. They cover a few design news items and then jump into the main topic. Taughnee has figured out how to use Pinterest to promote her bus... Details
52:11
8/14/2018
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This week Jake tackles the topic of job security. He talks about how the job market drastically changed around 2000 and explains why. While many feel safer working for someone else it may not always be the case. Jake relates working for an employer t... Details
26:32
8/06/2018
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This week Jake and Carl discuss how important it is to say no as a creative and business owner. It can be a difficult thing to do but sometimes projects and clients aren't a good fit. They discuss some of the situations where they have had to say no ... Details
40:00
7/30/2018
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This week Carl and Jake discuss how they each learned to become graphic designers. One going to school and the other learning from hands on experience. This has been a hot button issue for ever among the creative community. They discuss the pro and c... Details
48:10
7/22/2018
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This week Carl and Jake are really excited to bring on Taughnee Golubović from Endeavor Creative (https://endeavorcreative.com/) for an interview. We have been really good friends and fellow creatives for many, many years. Taughnee shares a bit of he... Details
49:35
7/16/2018
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This week Carl and Jake talk about why it is important not to rely on a single large client and why it's important to have a variety of clients. They talk about their own client diversification from small to large, from long term contracts to single ... Details
36:32
7/02/2018
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Jake and Carl discuss this week how they handle working on the road. Whether it's just the need to get out of the normal office for a change of pace or a weekend away or maybe even a longer vacation such as a honeymoon. They share some tips and what ... Details
40:10
6/25/2018
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This week Carl and Jake talk about their process when it comes to referrals. Both are in BNI (Business Networking International) and firmly believe in Referral Networking. They talk about some of the steps they take to qualify referrals and what some... Details
34:22
6/11/2018
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This week Jake and Carl talk about what is like for them each to work from home as soloprenuer designers. They cover a lot of the pros but also cover some of the cons associated with being someone who works from home. While they both enjoy the abilit... Details
37:59
6/04/2018
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This week Carl and Jake jump on the mics without much planned for a topic. Carl shares a couple of situations he has come across and they discuss how to handle them, what can be learned from them, and how to prevent the situations from repeating them... Details
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