This week, we are down a Dustin, which probably means it’s going to be quite a pleasant show (kidding!). This is going to be a special, quick-fire episode and the theme is going to be golden nuggets and knowledge bombs. It’ll be a sum up of the things we’ve picked up on or learned that have helped us break through in areas as of late.

Watch more of the Honest Designers episodes here: Honest Designers Podcast Playlist. And remember to subscribe to our YouTube channel for regular updates direct to your inbox.

Show Notes for This Episode:

[1:00] Tom drops what today’s episode is all about.
[2:10] Lisa has some reminders for our listeners based on her own experiences.
[3:00] Stop trying to fight competitors and just do you!
[4:30] Ian talks about how competition can be a great thing.
[5:00] It’s no fun playing games you know you’re going to win.
[6:00] Collaborate with your competition.
[7:00] There are a million ways to do everything.
[8:30] Stop trying to be on EVERY social media outlet. JUST STOP IT!
[9:30] Instagram is not your business.
[10:00] Have multiple streams of income.
[11:00] Don’t put all your eggs in one social media basket.
[12:20] Focus on relationships. They will outlive the algorithm.
[13:40] Voice over Talent.
[14:50] What does finding your voice really mean?
[15:00] Find your purple cow.
[17:10] Personality-driven follows.
[18:40] Lisa talks about how ticking off list items makes her feel good.
[19:00] Getting lost in experimentation.
[20:00] Don’t feel bad over Creative R&D.
[21:00] Ian’s best work has come from play.
[22:00] Tom challenges the team to do Golden Nugget Rapid fire as a close.
[23:35] Don’t be afraid to niche.
[24:00] Expand your comfort zone.
[25:00] Regular programming will be back next week!
[26:00] And that’s a wrap!

Find us on iTunes, Spotify, and Instagram by searching for The Honest Designers Show.

“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