Passion About Your Graphic Design Work
This post is a continuation of graphic design tip #84 in our article “101 Graphic Design Tips for Business Success.“
Awaken Your Passion Towards Designing
There will come a time your career where you will have to take a moment for self-evaluation. Are you happy doing what you are doing? Did you get into design because you thought it would be easy and fun? Well it is fun, but it’s not always going to be easy. And a lot of times it’s not even about design, it’s about the people you work with and the projects you are working on.
Every person has low points and high points in their career. You just have to make sure the high points are out weighing the lows. If you find that you are working on mundane production work or slaving away under an unsympathetic client, take a moment and find your center. Remind yourself of the reasons why you became a designer. Take those reasons and revitalize your passion for your work.
Do Your Best In Everything You Do
Stand up for yourself and your ideals or change your course. Most people respect passion and enthusiasm. They will want to work with someone that actually gives a damn about what they do. There is nothing worse than hiring someone who does a half-hearted job that falls flat of his or her expectations. You owe it to yourself and you owe it to them to put everything you got into every project you do.
Your enthusiasm about the job will show immediately through your eyes, face and body orientation, as well as in your voice. If you are not passionate about what you are doing, you might be working on the wrong projects, working for the wrong company, doing everything other than design, or you shouldn’t be in design at all… Figure it out…