10 lessons

1: Be authentic. The most powerful asset you have is your individuality, 
     what makes you unique. It’s time to stop listening to others on what you
     should do.

2: Work harder than anyone else and you will always benefit from the effort.

3: Get off the computer and connect with real people and culture. Life is 


4: Constantly improve your craft. Make things with your hands. Innovation 

     in thinking is not enough.

5: Travel as much as you can. It is a humbling and inspiring experience 

      to learn just how much you don’t know.

6: Being original is still king, especially in this tech-driven, group-grope world.

7: Try not to work for stupid people or you’ll soon become one of them.

8: Instinct and intuition are all-powerful. Learn to trust them.

9: The Golden Rule actually works. Do good.

10: If all else fails, No. 2 is the greatest competitive advantage of any career.


via {swissmissvia {Edwin Himself
via {John Maeda} via {10 Lessons for young designers by John C Jay of Wieden+Kennedy}


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