burningbridges

About ten years back I knew a super talented designer. They had more than just pure skill, their dedication and hard work ethic opened doors for them. In the middle of the great first great depression of the 2000′s they were offered a new position across the country, where they could craft their title, plus moving expenses. Wow! Time passed. Super designer was bored.

The land of unspoken truths I’ve never really spoken honestly about building and directing Cubicle Ninjas before. From what I’ve seen online, most businesses (especially design agencies) owners don’t either. Sure, companies post the usual marketing fluff, aspirational parables, or case study blogspam, but the actual meat is left sitting on the table. The “how” is never addressed. Never before in the history of mankind has so much been said to say so little. When talented leaders do share their heart-felt worldview they are seen as “wildcards”. Mark Cuban, Richard Branson, Tony…