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A Designer and His Lawyer Tell You How
May 4, 2011 at 2:45 pm by Blair
At the end of a recent workshop one of the participants said something like, "This is all good advice, but the real issue is how do you help me grow some balls?"
After ten years I still find it odd - funny, even - that business people struggle to muster the internal fortitude to apply basic business principles to their business.
Meet a designer who doesn't struggle with this. Mike Monteiro is principal of Mule Design in San Francisco where he recently gave a talk to Creative Mornings with the wonderful title of F*ck You - Pay Me. Not too far in, Mike is joined on stage by his lawyer, Gabe Levine, and the two of them address the basic issues of getting paid for the work you do.
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