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Workplace Artifacts: Playing Archaeologist at Your Company

A visit to an office, storefront or facility might seem routine. Yet when we step inside a place of business, we are in a sense venturing into an active archaeological site. Our workspaces are filled with artifacts of every imaginable shape and variety. We have papers covering desks, posters hanging from walls, filing cabinets, computers, […]

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To Pay or Not to Pay: An Internship’s Biggest Question

It’s one of the integral parts of the college experience. It is the conundrum all students fall into when they begin to seek their place in the business world: the internship. Every student faces the challenge of balancing school, work, and simply life in general during their Junior and Senior years. However, internships are more […]

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How Culture Has Influenced Design

Design is a field that is ever changing. It both influences and is influenced by the culture it aims towards and the current norm. Today, design and all its subfields are seen as mostly a commercial art form. However, that isn’t always the case and for most of the past century, design was a hyper […]

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Elements of Design: Inside the Workplace

It is commonly thought that designers are separate from the rest of the business world, and that their tactics and approach are something that others cannot understand or are unwilling to do. Conversely, what is true is that the elements and practices of design and design thinking can be used within almost any business realm […]

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Client holiday gifts that make an impact

Are you struggling to figure out what holiday gifts you should get your client? At BoldThink, we know that the client gift you choose to give is a direct reflection on you and your business. We have brainstormed and compiled a list of great holiday gifts that not only make an impact through thoughtfulness, but also can make […]

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When is it appropriate to use Comic Sans?

I was at the office yesterday and received a letter from someone advertising a promotion typed in Comic Sans. So let’s just get this out in the open because this isn’t the first time I’ve seen a document, business card or logo created with it. For those who know me best, you know my aversion […]

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Dealing with difficult clients: Work things out or let them go?

Let’s face it; we are all in the business to make money, and making money comes from happy clients. So what do you do when nothing seems to make your client happy? As a business owner, I know and understand the stress that unhappy clients can bring. In our industry, the “difficult client” is often […]

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Establishing Trust: Building relationships with your clients

I had a conversation with a friend the other day who was having some issues making a connection with her client at a company she was consulting with. It wasn’t the typical connection of actually trying to communicate with her, but the emotional connection that you make with someone when you do business with them. […]

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Why brainstorming doesn’t work…

… but how you can turn it around. I’ve brainstormed. A lot. I’ve also participated in my fair share of brainstorming sessions. If there is one thing I have learned while participating is that they don’t always work and can actually put a damper on creativity— the whole point of holding the session in the […]

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Why brainstorming doesn't work…

… but how you can turn it around. I’ve brainstormed. A lot. I’ve also participated in my fair share of brainstorming sessions. If there is one thing I have learned while participating is that they don’t always work and can actually put a damper on creativity— the whole point of holding the session in the […]

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