5 Surefire Ways Designers Can Crush Self Doubt

Being a designer is great! I love my work, and I love working with business owners, coming up with solutions to their problems and improving their business. One of the toughest things that designers face is self-doubt. That’s one aspect of the profession that can crush a career before it ever gets started. As a designer, how do you battle self-doubt? Let’s take a look at some things you can do to build your confidence and move forward in your career. Do More Work I know this sounds like a crazy no-brainer, but hear me out. A lot of that doubt comes from lack of experience. Your confidence comes with time and with actually doing the work, but you actually have to do the work to build the confidence. The typical thing designers do is avoid projects and avoid taking on work, because they aren’t confident in their skills. This is counter-intuitive and counter productive, making it the exact opposite of what you want to do. Attend Workshops You should attend workshops, take extra cou


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