Set goals. Learn to cook. Manage your time. Be a connector. Start a side hustle.
Everyone has a talent, we may not have discovered or nurtured it but deep within there is a calling for what we are designed to
What is value anyway. Value is truly reached when one actually receives enough benefits from something given, be it money, time, effort, etc. And it’s
If you don’t build your dreams, others will employee you to build theirs. Be loyal to those who had your back when you had nothing.
We realized that if we were going to be in jobs that were financially stable but soul deadening, we might as well use that stability
Strive for balance as it fosters clarity. When things are unbalanced in our thinking or doing cloudiness can cause destruction. There is nothing wrong with
Sometimes we get to a point where something isn’t working and we reach ‘the end’. We are either forced to get to that point or
We agree with the value in building up your personal and professional network over time. First rule: this needs to be genuine otherwise people will
To de-clutter. The more we gather over time, the more clouded things become be it in our minds or in our physical space. There is
We cannot always control when thoughts and ideas come to us. When they do, you are always your first soundboard when you have those conversations
There’s more to life than work. Build something. Make something.
You can get everything you want by the click of a button. ANYTHING. Except. Job satisfaction and strength of relationships. There’s no app for that.
A craftsperson battles for perfection. Never willing to give in or walk away. We’re DNA Experience Design. We create experiences from the ground up. Using
When you have seriously taken the leap and committed to your new venture, success lies in dedication. What does it mean to be dedicated to
Set a personal schedule. Learn to stick to and to respect that personal schedule. I have an entry in my calendar that says “Do not
Human Centered Design is more of a mindset than a toolkit. It’s as simple as changing your mindset. It’s not some 1-2-3 sequence but instead
Organize your time to speak to customers, employees and vendors. You need to seek ideas dynamically and in different ways, instead of relying on big
“Telling yourself you have all the time in the world, all the money in the world, all the colors in the palette, anything you want—that
The thing is: It takes a lot of energy to be creative. You don’t have that energy if you waste it on other stuff.
If you ever find that you’re the most talented person in the room, you need to find another room.
Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work.– Gustave Flaubert
“There’s only one rule I know of: You’ve got to be kind.” —Kurt Vonnegut
For designers: People will misinterpret you and what you do. They might even call you names. So get comfortable with being misunderstood, disparaged, or ignored—the
Oh, and food. The food should be good. You have to find a place that feeds you—creatively, socially, spiritually, and literally.
Your brain gets too comfortable in your everyday surroundings. You need to make it uncomfortable. And i think bad weather leads to better art.
Just get right into it. I distinctly remember how we asked ourselves early on we’re probably over-committing here. Do we really want to commit to
When things come easy it usually means things are going right. When things get stuck, we face struggles. There is something about the struggles that
Early on into establishing our business, it’s become clear that the glue that keeps everything from crumbling apart is a solid belief system. What do
Today we learnt about starting too soon. Know the phrase ‘failure to launch’? We know that waiting for everything to be perfect before starting means
Intelligence . Stamina. Courage. And heart. That is DNA Experience Design. Our business is people. We’re undersized. We’re trouble. We’re untrainable. What do we bring
DNA Experience Design. We’re a company. What is a company? We’re a group of people with a common set of values and beliefs. When we