Creative Zentral Blog

Creative Zentral blog exists at the crossroads of creativity and mindfulness. Through this blog, I reflect on my experiences as a creative while striving to be more mindful and intentional in how I live my life.

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Creative, Design, Entrepreneurship, Guides, Mental Health, Mentoring, Personal Growth / July 15, 2023

Have you ever stopped to think about the incredible journey designers go through to bring their projects to life? While some projects run smoothly, more than not, it’s a rollercoaster ride filled with challenges, unexpected twists, and tight deadlines that rarely leave room for their creative process.

Creative, Design, Entrepreneurship, Guides, Mentoring / July 8, 2023

Building a solid client base can be a challenging yet crucial aspect of your success as a freelancer, contractor, or entrepreneur in the design industry. This article will explore ten actionable tips to help you overcome the hurdles and establish yourself as a sought-after professional. By implementing these strategies, you can attract clients, boost your reputation, and pave the way for long-term growth in your design career.

Creative, Design, Entrepreneurship, Guides, Mentoring / July 7, 2023

As a creative professional, I’ve experienced firsthand the pressure and expectations that come with hustle culture. The world around us glorifies nonstop hustle and constant obsession, making it crucial for us to redefine what true peak performance means.

Creative, Design, Entrepreneurship, Guides, Mentoring / July 5, 2023

The current process for hiring designers is broken. It’s plagued with ridiculous requirements and qualifications, lack of communication, multiple rounds of interviews, unfair design exercises that border on free work, undisclosed salary details, overselling of job and company culture, and a lack of respect and empathy for candidates. And let’s not forget the glaring issue of diversity and inclusion. It’s clear that we need a better way to hire designers, one that is informative, confident, and engaging.

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