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Michael Janda

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Six Non-design Skills Every Designer Needs to Succeed

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Six Non-design Skills Every Designer Needs to Succeed

So... you are a good designer. Now what? It is time to start mastering these non-design skills.⁣

  1. Communication⁣
    Learn to communicate with your coworkers and clients. Every designer should develop confidence communicating in-person, in-writing, and in-video chat.⁣
  2. Leadership⁣
    Develop your ability to lead others. The high paying opportunities come when you can lead your clients through successful projects and your coworkers to improved execution.⁣
  3. People Skills⁣
    People skills will improve your likability. If your clients and coworkers like you, they will choose to work with you.⁣
  4. Business Intuition⁣
    Develop your ability to understand business fundamentals: strategy, finance, marketing, operations. Understanding how business works will open the door to bigger opportunities in your career.⁣
  5. Marketing⁣
    Learn core marketing principles. A good place to start is the “Marketing Mix,” placement, promotion, product, and price. This knowledge will help you help your clients more effectively.⁣
  6. Public Speaking⁣
    Become confident speaking in front of groups. When you develop your ability to stand and deliver a presentation in front of clients and peers you will find yourself in greater positions of influence in your business dealings.

Which skills do you need to improve?⁣

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