Q Manning – CEO of Rocksauce Studios

Q Manning - CEO of Rocksauce Studios

Everything you do leads to where you are. Make any change, and everything can collapse. It’s the butterfly effect. Sure, I wish I’d had more business savvy back in the day or that I’d had more sales capability during the company’s first few years, but the truth is, I’m where I’m at because of the […]

Jim Krause – Creator of Jim Krause Designs

Jim Krause - Creator of Jim Krause Designs

Do really good work; never miss deadlines; and be nice to people. It works. Jim Krause has lived in northwest Washington state and worked as a designer, photographer, illustrator, and writer since the 1980s. About 15 years ago Jim started authoring books aimed toward designers, photographers and other creative professionals. Since then, he’s written sixteen […]

Mike Spakowski – Founder of Atomicdust

Mike Spakowski - Founder of Atomicdust

The secret to making ideas come to life is having the discipline to do it. Discipline is the hardest part. More than 14 years after founding Atomicdust, a marketing and design agency, Mike Spakowski is actively involved in day-to-day brand strategy, art direction, and studio management. Since 2001, Atomicdust has helped clients in the healthcare, […]

Ania Rodriguez – CEO of Key Lime Interactive

Ania Rodriguez - CEO of Key Lime Interactive

Business leaders should always be at least two steps ahead of clients. They hire you because they trust you. Anticipate their needs, and think critically. Ania Rodriguez has advised Fortune 1000 companies around the world on the topics of user interface design, product design, and user research for nearly two decades. Her company, Key Lime […]

Laura Foley – Founder of Laura M. Foley Design

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I would take business courses before starting freelancing so that I would be able to negotiate more effectively and create solid proposals and contracts. As the Cheater of Death by PowerPoint, Laura Foley provides training and presentation design services to help people communicate their ideas and be better presenters. She has worked with Procter & […]