What To Expect out of a Design Career
Young designers often set impossibly high standards and lofty goals. Are they setting themselves up for early disappointment? Here's our guide to the real entry-level designer's life - and it's got a lot of left turns. Featuring interviews with Pentagram's Michael Bierut and hagopianink's Christina Hagopian.
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Why Business People Speak Like Idiots: A Novel*
Here's an example of modern business writing. See if you can guess which company it comes from:
"[Our] heritage of leadership spans the terms of nine chairmen, generations of employees and decades of business transformation. We have a history of firsts in technological innovations and in management practices that have influenced the way businesses grow and lead. And we are known for a performance culture that consistently delivers results. But these accomplishments alone will not ensure our leadership in the future. Leaders and companies that seek to continue to lead must perform with an unyielding integrity that earns the trust of our stakeholders — integrity in our relations with customers and suppliers; integrity in our disclosure to shareholders and creditors; integrity in our products; integrity in our relationships with our employees; integrity in our compliance with legal and financial rules; and integrity in our interactions with regulators, media and communities."
More after the jump.
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