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One of my goals with CMMN WLTH is to highlight talented people doing exceptional things.
It makes it all the more satisfying when it’s friends that I get to feature.
See what they, and more of the world’s best, are creating, making and doing below.
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Back in October 2021, friend of CMMN WLTH Kristen Barwick, started an experiment by creating a vegan adidas Predator football boot. Since then the concept has been “composting” ↓
The Ansoff Matrix is a useful tool to evaluate your product strategy. Used in combination with a thorough competitor analysis it enables you to analyze growth against risk ↓
Everyone wants to work remotely, but finding a place to focus and be productive is challenging. Make.Work.Space is solving that problem with their Micro-Office concept.
If my LinkedIn feed is anything to go by, more and more talent is going independent. Former Puma / adidas / Converse footwear designer and friend of CMMN WLTH, Richard Ward, has launched his own studio. His impressive portfolio here.
Feed someone’s curiosity and they’ll never leave you. “Curious people take advantage of their role to "selfishly" further their own mastery of skills.”
Iceland’s famous 4 day work-week trial had mixed results. But it did prove one thing; reducing the number of hours worked doesn’t reduce productivity. Theo Krish, Co-Founder of UK-based Sounds Like These talks about the effects it’s having on his staff’s creativity, employee health and output.
Desktop research is an important yet underutilized skill in all creative disciplines. Go beyond text and try Same Energy’s AI-driven visual search engine.
6 nuggets of the best internet advice and how to action them, including:
Don’t cling to a mistake just because you spent a lot of time making it.
Don't take advice or criticism as a personal attack.
“There is infinite opportunity in moments before decisions are made.” The many gifts of embracing awkward silence.
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