#230: The Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers -- Debbie Millman
This is round two for Debbie Millman, whose first interview on this show quickly became one of the most downloaded episodes of all time (listen to it here).
Graphic Design USA has named Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) 'one of the most influential designers working today.' She is also the founder and host of Design Matters, the world's first and longest-running podcast about design, where she's interviewed nearly 300 design luminaries and cultural commentators including Massimo Vignelli and Milton Glaser.
Debbie's done it all. Her artwork has been exhibited around the world. She's designed everything from wrapping paper to beach towels, greeting cards to playing cards, notebooks to t-shirts, and Star Wars merchandise to global Burger King rebrands.
Debbie is the President Emeritus of AIGA (one of only five women to hold the position in the organization's one-hundred-year history), the editorial and creative director of Print magazine, and the author of six books. In 2009, Debbie co-founded (with Steven Heller) the world's first masters program in branding at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, which has received international acclaim.
This time around, Debbie answers the most popular questions submitted by you, the listeners. Topics include:
- How to turn down stability for opportunity.
- How Debbie made the leap and continues to try new things.
- How to outsmart the competition in any job.
- The future of graphic design.
- Debbie's own personal creative process.
- The most valuable lessons Debbie has learned about designing an ideal life for herself.
Here's Debbie Millman's round two. Enjoy!
Show notes and links for this episode can be found at www.fourhourworkweek.com/podcast.
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