Rookie Designer 171 - Saying No

August 6th, 2018 · 40 mins

About this Episode

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 and explain what helped them make that decision. Throw in a couple design news items and this weeks Rookie Recommendations and you got yourself episode 171.

Design News:
These designers have reimagined the 'wheelchair symbol' to include invisible disabilities
Enter GDUSA’s 55th Anniversary American Graphic Design Awards™

Rookie Recommendations:
Carl - Fodor's Essential Scotland (Travel Guide)
Jake - Opt-Out Life Podcast

BS Flag
Sometimes you just have to pull out the good ole BS Flag when you are dealing with someone. We think every designer should have one of these.

The Client Attraction Mindset by Taughnee
Link to Book - The Client Attraction Mindset
Interview with Taughnee - Rookie Designer Podcast Episode 169
Remember to follow the instructions given in the podcast to win one of three copies of her book! Winner will be announced in the next few weeks.