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Young red headed woman pointing at the title, "The Principles of Serendipitous Confluence"

The Principles of Serendipitous Confluence

Have you ever heard the phrase "Principles of Serendipitous Confluence" before? This phrase basically means "discovering the right thing at the right time." I found this expression in the book "Ghost Rider" by Neal Peart. This book…
Care enough to confront

Care Enough to Confront

He said, "You have to care enough to confront." Wow. What a mind-blowing phrase. Especially in this industry. What we are talking about here is the fact that sometimes staff members don't have the psychological safety to speak their minds.…

Shop Improvement Series: Accelerate Your Art Department

Recently in the Shirt Lab Tribe live Q&A session on Zoom, the group discussion was focused on ways to run an Art Department better. As a former art director, I have some viewpoints on this and thought it would make a good topic for an…
Trade Show Bingo

Trade Show Bingo

It's the new year. Besides loads of happy wishes and optimistic goals, it can only mean one thing. Trade show season. While in the past I've penned articles about WHY you should go to a trade show, this is not going to be one of them.…
Excellence is in the Next Five Minutes - Marshall Atkinson

Excellence Is In The Next Five Minutes

Did you know that "excellence is in the next five minutes"? When you are doing something, how much thought are you giving to the actual effort you give it? Is that the absolute BEST email you can write, or are you just firing something…