QC #

5

Quick Confidence
Issue #
5
August 24, 2022

PROMPT #1

You are not your work

Being a designer is something you do, so it’s a part of you. But your work, and the feedback you get from your work doesn’t define who you are. So next time you get some tough feedback, click your heels together three times and say…

I am not my work
I am not my work
I am not my work

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PROMPT #2

Comic Sans is a good typeface, actually

If you’ve been told that comic sans is a typeface you shouldn’t use as a designer, read this article on usability that will change your mind.

Why disdain for Comic Sans is elitist and ableist

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PROMPT #3

Turn big projects into small steps

Take that big project (you know, the one you keep pushing to the back burner) and split it up into small connected steps. As humans we like to see progress quickly and often, so completing small steps will motivate and give you the confidence to finish it.

“Great things are not done by impulse, but a series of small things brought together” – Vincent Van Gogh

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