In today’s episode, our hosts will teach you how to be a graphic designer in 10 days! Well… not really. But they will discuss different ways to accelerate the process. So without further ado, let’s get into the show!
Show Notes for This Episode:
[1:00] Tom explains what today’s show is really all about.
[2:20] Will it take 20 years to get good or can you really do it faster?
[3:00] What makes people learn something faster?
[4:10] Lisa is a firm believer in learning through projects.
[5:00] The magic is in the doing.
[6:00] With every project, you level up in skillset.
[7:00] Ian shares how he uses skill share to learn.
[8:30] Teaching teaches the teacher.
[9:30] Learning a skill to teach it.
[10:00] You don’t have to know everything to teach.
[11:00] Why walking the walk helps you teach.
[12:30] Enjoying the work is a must otherwise it will feel like pushing a boulder.
[13:00] Putting in the hours to accelerate the learning.
[14:40] Many people don’t realize the work involved in making it.
[15:20] Don’t overthink it, period!
[16:00] Tom shares one of his early creative Photoshop projects to the team.
[17:00] Learning guitar without out structure vs structure.
[18:00] Tom explains the difference between his guitar skill and a friend’s.
[19:00] Dedication through practice.
[20:00] Purposeful practice makes perfect.
[21:00] Look at everything you can improve just a tiny bit. It adds up.
[22:00] Many overlook how much you can level up with learning one thing.
[23:00] Shortcuts, classes. Consume learning material.
[24:00] Learning a tool and share what you’ve learned.
[25:00] One feat a day.
[26:30] Learn – Share – Repeat.
[27:00] How to win friends and influence people.
[28:00] The art of making other people feel important.
[30:00] That’s a wrap.
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