Episode 112: No One Knows What They’re Doing Part 1
This week we’re talking about how no one really knows what they’re doing. And on that bombshell, let’s get into the show!
Show Notes for This Episode:
[1:00] Opening up about imposter syndrome.
[2:00] Dustin and Tom’s Creative South trip prompts a two part series.
[3:10] It never gets easier, you just know what to expect.
[4:20] The pain of wearing multiple hats in your business.
[5:00] Why Lisa feels lost a lot of the time.
[6:00] Stop waiting for someone to tell you you’re doing it wrong.
[7:00] Dustin and Lisa see Tom striving hard for perfection.
[8:10] We are all figuring it out as we go along.
[9:00] Guilt is a hard pill to swallow. Tom still views others as superhuman.
[10:10] Dustin struggles with guilt and social media comparison.
[11:00] When design and business heroes fail take notice. They are just like us all.
[12:10] It’s toxic seeing only the best work of others.
[13:00] Telling the real behind-the-scenes truth of daily design life.
[14:00] Embrace your imperfections and share the real you.
[15:00] Your design heroes are still figuring it out, too.
[16:30] Dustin talks about Amy and Jen Hood’s magazine spread life.
[17:35] The ‘all retch and no vomit’ syndrome.
[18:40] We all know humans are not perfect, yet we assume they are.
[19:00] Lisa talks about feeling lost, scared and not good enough.
[20:00] Clarity takes time.
[21:00] Tom asks a tough question. Create in a bubble or continue with the norm?
[22:00] Lisa and Dustin share what route they would choose.
[23:00] Dustin feels like he has no creative truth.
[24:00] We all know steps that will help us succeed. Picking one is the challenge.
[25:00] That’s a wrap for Part 1 and we hope you enjoy Part 2 next week!
“A must for every creative freelancer (or those aspiring to freelance). Thank you for being so… honest! Such a wealth of information from people I admire who have ‘been there and done that’. Listening to the podcast every week feels like I’m among friends. Can’t wait for more episodes!” – AG_GD
3 Lovely Comments from our Community: