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Burn your portfolio : stuff they don't teach you in design school, but should

Author: Michael Janda
Publisher: [San Francisco?] : New Riders, ©2013.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Janda, Michael.
Burn your portfolio.
[San Francisco, Calif.] : New Riders, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Janda
ISBN: 9780133409567 0133409562
OCLC Number: 856939806
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: SECTION 1: Human Engineering1) The Big Fat Secret2) The Extra Mile3) Soak Up Advice4) You Are Not Your Work5) Be Nice to Everyone6) Drama Is for Soap Operas7) No More Flying Solo8) Gripes Go Up9) The Stress Bucket10) Two Types of Grandpas11) Be a Wall Painter12) Every Position Can Be Electrifying13) Lead or Be Led14) Half the Victory15) The Value of Downtime16) I'm Not a Writer17) Toot Your Own Horn18) Don't Work in a Vacuum19) The Graphic Design Megazord20) Live as a Team, Die as a Team21) Everyone Does Something Better Than You22) You Are Responsible for Your Own TimeSECTION 2: Art Smarts23) OCD Is an Attribute24) Polishing Turds25) Hairy Moles26) This Is Not Verbatimville27) Shock and Awe28) Art Is Meant to Be Framed29) It Is Never Too Late for a Better Idea30) Filler Failures31) A River Runs Through It32) Comps or Comprehensive?33) Design Like the Wind34) Type Fast35) How to Eat an Elephant36) The Venus Initiative37) Process-a-Palooza38) Hiking Your Way to Successful Projects39) Solving End-of-Day Rush40) Why Projects Blow Up41) The Lo-Fi PDA42) Bring Out Your Dead43) Shake the Bushes or Get Bit44) Red Flags and Extinguishers45) Brainstorms Are 90 Percent Bad Ideas46) The Communal BrainSECTION 3: Two Ears, One Mouth47) The Ultimate Email Formula48) Beware the Red Dot49) Email Black Holes50) Even the Lone Ranger Had Tonto51) Canned Communication52) Tin Can Phones53) Vicious Vernacular54) An Army of Support55) Friendly Updates 56) Deadline Ballet 57) Big Brother 58) The Domino Effect 59) Avoid the W.W.W. 60) Be Afraid to Click 'Send' 61) The Tragedy of Time ZonesSECTION 4: Happy Head Honchos62) Designers Are from Mars, Clients Are from Venus63) Let Your Client Leave Their Mark64) 'Forgiveness' Points65) Let Your Client Be the 800-Pound Gorilla66) Do Your Genealogy67) Never Give Your Client Homework68) Assume That People Are Clueless69) Long-Term Relationship Value vs. Single Transaction Profit70) Oddities at the Start Mean Oddities at the End71) Don't Be the Desperate Girlfriend72) Stand in Manure, Smell Like Manure73) Never Fire a Client?74) 'We Decided to Go Another Direction' Means 'You Suck'75) There Are Such Things as Stupid Questions76) You Can't Get Mad at Math77) You Have 65 Seconds to Land a Job78) How to Ask for a Raise Without Asking for a Raise SECTION 5: Mind Your Business79) Do What You Love; the Money Will Follow80) A Business That Looks Orderly81) Making Cents of It All82) How to Calculate a Burn Rate83) The Fixed-Bid Pricing Dartboard84) Beware of Line-Item Pricing85) 'No Charge' Doesn't Mean 'Free'86) How to Flush Out a Budget87) Twenty-Piece Chicken McNuggets88) Nonprofits for Non-Profit89) The Code of Fair Practice90) Contractual Mumbo Jumbo91) 'Etcetera' Has No Business in Your Business92) You Don't Have to Sign Off on This93) B.A.M. Lists94) One Line That Changed Everything about Collections95) A Business Is an Organism That Wants to Die96) If I've Got a Dollar, You've Got a Dollar, but No Partners 97) If You Want to Win the Game, You Have to Know the Score98) There Is No Such Thing as a 'Meet and Greet'99) How to Make a Capabilities Presentation100) Floods Happen101) Flexibility, Not Freedom102) Never Do Undocumented Work103) Next Worry Date104) Nickels and Dimes Are for Lemonade Stands105) Only Terrorists Like Hostage Situations106) Oh Where, Oh Where Has My $100k Gone? Oh Where, Oh Where Can It Be?107) Don't Do Anything You Can Pay Someone $10 Per Hour to Do108) 'Skin in the Game' Usually Means 'Free'109) Three-Month 'Lifetime' Guarantee110) 'Being Your Own Boss' Whatever That Means111) How to Bite the Bullet
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