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How to Do Great Work Without Being an Asshole

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Shing fashion or filmPacked with anecdotes self–analysis flowcharts are YOU the asshole humorous graphics and helpful exercises and action plans for better working practicesSimple strategies can easily be implemented to create a happier productive team and – importantly – BETTER WORKRead this guide to develop the ultimate creative process and bring your productivity and teamwork to a new level. Love an illustration it's fun to read

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How to Do Great Work Without Being an Asshole a new book by designer Paul Woods is a practical illustrated guide that does exactly what the title suggests It shows you how to be both creative and act like a grown–up at work – Fast CompanyIt's long been an accepted almost celebrated fact of the creative industries that long hours chaotic workflows and egotistical colleagues are just the price you. In the vein of the 37 Signals books Paul has written the best design management how to book there is Having worked with Paul for 2 years I've experienced the mentorship day to day management and overall ideology he preaches throughout the book He covers the gamut of director level thinking and decision making as well as ways to collaborate in a team environment Paul has done a fantastic job capturing the way he operates his company It's unlike any other design agency and maybe by writing this manifesto of sorts he will spark a very positive change in the industry we love On the Dark Side of the Moon: A Journey Toward Recovery new book by designer Paul Woods is a practical illustrated guide that does exactly what the title suggests It shows you how to be both creative and act like a grown–up at work – Fast CompanyIt's long been an accepted almost celebrated fact of the creative industries that long hours chaotic workflows and egotistical colleagues are just the price you. In the vein of the 37 Signals books Paul has written the best design management how to book there is Having worked with Paul for 2 years I've experienced the mentorship day to day management and overall ideology he preaches throughout the book He covers the gamut of director level thinking and decision making as well as ways to collaborate in a team environment Paul has done a fantastic job capturing the way he operates his company It's unlike any other design agency and maybe by writing this manifesto of sorts he will spark a very positive change in the industry we love

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Pay to produce great work In fact this toxic culture is the enemy of creativity and with greater accountability and transparency in the industry – and choice for young talent – than ever before this unsustainable way of doing business is a ticking time bombThis is a straight–talking fun read for all creatives Director or junior at an agency or client–side working in design advertising publi. Useful for those in creative agency world Lots of things in this book I wish someone had told me when I was new to the industry 5 years in now I found myself nodding and laughing a lot Solid funny useful


8 thoughts on “How to Do Great Work Without Being an Asshole

  1. says:

    How to do Great Work without being an Asshole” True it's a surprising title for a design book but a very necessary and fun one worth reading Whether a junior designer toiling through their first agency job hoping long hours will prove their worth or an intermediate client services staffer trying to keep sane in the chaos and in fighting the writing is valuable for all Even a seasoned professional should read it as a refresher to refine their own processes in leading creative effectively This is the written form of an experienced mentor or neutral confidant who can give you the real straight talk without rose colored glasses or worse yet betrayalPaul Woods writes and draws literally—he illustrated and lettered all the images too from years of award winning design experience as CCO of Edenspiekermann Yes founded by THAT Erik Spiekermann also a supersmart design guy who speaks his mind can’t tolerate aholes and thankfully doesn’t act like one that I can personally attest Woods’ book starts with defining what aholes are in creative firms and how ego culture lack of communication and management structures can allow these people to thrive There’s also very useful scenarios to bring caution to the wind for perceptive readers while showing better ways and systems for dealing with feedback creatives clients and business building Essentially teamwork needs to be a team that can work together and allow everyone to BE their best and BRING their best as a united collective No egos there; it’s all about well rounded support that makes everyone the starInnovative pricing strategies to cover for project scopes of finicky or difficult to define natures are also discussed in detail making the “great work” part of the book title really deliver a sigh of relief for creatives and clients alike The importance of good briefs presentations clients and time management are well covered as well as inevitable yet redeeming leaving a job without burning bridges” scenarios While a bit depressing at times—as certain people or sticky situations come to mind while reading—it’s also redeeming knowing how one can confidently shift gears to stay on track This is one of many lessons to take away within the final chapters Avoid future conflicts by adopting or adapting better strategies and know that communication in itself is an art form that can’t be taken lightly or lazily leading to mutual respect and admiration when done rightWhile the book initially focuses on egos of creative leaders it also applies to working partnerships as well as client relationships where egos can get in the way of tangible progress I can’t say enough how refreshing informative and validating this book was to read and seriously worth a read for all creative types


  2. says:

    In the vein of the 37 Signals books Paul has written the best design management how to book there is Having worked with Paul for 2 years I've experienced the mentorship day to day management and overall ideology he preaches throughout the book He covers the gamut of director level thinking and decision making as well as ways to collaborate in a team environment Paul has done a fantastic job capturing the way he operates his company It's unlike any other design agency and maybe by writing this manifesto of sorts he will spark a very positive change in the industry we love


  3. says:

    This book gives me the overall picture of what it's like to work in an agency from being a part of its member to being a boss It does raise my awareness of the problems existing in the creative society some of which I've never realized and suggest ways to deal with them This book really shows me how to lead a heathy life in my career of a designerIf you are drained by the deadlines maybe this book can help


  4. says:

    Useful for those in creative agency world Lots of things in this book I wish someone had told me when I was new to the industry 5 years in now I found myself nodding and laughing a lot Solid funny useful


  5. says:

    Love an illustration it's fun to read


  6. says:

    Good pics simple


  7. says:

    Cute book with lot’s of funny graphics but not enough in depth for my liking and very high level


  8. says:

    Excellent book came at the very right time when I was having to deal with a real asshole


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