Thougts Shared

Below you will find all of my latest blog posts. I will share stories and ideas, resources and tips to inspire you.

August 28, 2022
Belonging vs. Fitting In

When you belong somewhere, it feels like you are part of a group of people who share your values and goals.

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August 18, 2022
Hybrid Professional Identity: Make Sense of Your Multiple Identities

Do you ever feel that you are not fulfilling your true professional self? If you do, maybe the term hybrid professional will empower you to own all of your identities.

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August 3, 2022
One of the Most Dreaded Questions to be Asked: What Do You Do?

Articulating what you do to others clearly and with confidence requires practice.

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July 12, 2022
A World of Possibilities

When people feel valued they become inspired to be a better version of themselves.

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July 5, 2022
Jack of All Trades, Master of Some

Generalists are persistent and motivated to explore different fields that interest them.

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June 17, 2022
Introversion: How to Leverage What You Got, and Be Confident About It.

Learning to leverage the advantages of our personality type can inspire us to do more, and feel like we can contribute.

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June 14, 2022
A Worthy Rival

We start to make things better for ourselves and others when we view people as worthy rivals instead of someone to be beaten.

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June 11, 2022
Passion Comes From Meaningful Work

When our work becomes deeply personal to us, what we feel is passion. And when it doesn't, what we feel is stress.

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June 10, 2022
Doing Art Is An Act of Generosity

Art is human. Art is anything that's creative, passionate, personal, and that resonates with the viewer and not only with the creator.

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June 9, 2022
Perseverance Over Talent

Without putting effort into your work, talent will only get you so far.

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June 8, 2022
Hearing Is Not Listening

Great listening is about approaching conversations with an open mind and curiosity

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May 8, 2022
Context Is King

The context in which products and services are being made is crucial. Without the context, things start to go fuzzy in the long term.

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May 3, 2022
The Creative In All Of Us

With encouragement, the right mindset, and tools, anyone can overcome the barrier of: “creativity is only for the chosen few”.

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April 21, 2022
Why A Clear Direction Matters In Business

A sense of direction provides clarity, understanding, alignment and meaning.

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April 12, 2022
Brand Authenticity

Today's customers want meaning, more than features and benefits. They are seeking a sense of belonging.

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April 7, 2022
The Thing We Struggled As A Child

What would the world be like if we focused on children's curiosity, cultivated their creativity, and instilled a love for learning?

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March 29, 2022
Design Seeks to Serve

The designer constantly wanders in the space of making things better than they were before.

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March 28, 2022
Define Your Vision Statement In A More Inspiring Way

A good vision statement depicts an ideal that you imagine of what the world could look like.

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March 2, 2022
What You Consume, Determines What You Create

What do you consume every day?

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February 3, 2022
What Is Humanity Without A Good Story?

Stories that matter build an idea, inspire action, and has a clear outcome to learn from.

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February 2, 2022
The right "what if?" questions seek possibilities

When you ask yourself the question "what if?"—do you imagine a positive or negative future?

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January 22, 2022
The Mindset of a Forever Student

There's always an opportunity to learn something new. And the pursuit of knowledge doesn't stop after graduation.

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January 20, 2022
The Brand Building Honeycomb

Seven building blocks for the most essential facets of a brand.

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January 10, 2022
Articulate Values as Verbs

Values are truly effective when they are articulated as verbs to give a clear idea of how to act.

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December 22, 2021
Personal Brand = Your Reputation

Building our personal brand gives us the opportunity to share our stories with our own voice.

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December 13, 2021
'Typography Don't Matter'

Or it does matter if it helps us to get from point A to point B. And the more effortless it gets, the better the experience will be.

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October 18, 2021
Own Your Space

A personal website is a gateway into your world and to showcase your unique voice.

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September 22, 2021
A logo Is Not Love At First Sight

When we view logos as part of a long-term strategy, will we experience the power of a great logo.

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September 13, 2021
Brand Inspiration: Apple

I'm sharing a series of brands that I find inspiring. Today's brand is about the multinational technology company Apple Inc.

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September 7, 2021
The Power of WHY

When we define ourselves with what we do, we are limiting ourselves to the endless possibilities at our disposal.

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September 1, 2021
Ideas Are Like Dreams, Capture Them

Ideas are born out of your curiosity for things. Without being curious about what's around you, you can't expect new ideas to come and capture them.

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August 29, 2021
Good Design Is About Restraints

With an overload of information, it's the designer's job to make it accessible, simple to scan, and provide the necessary information.

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August 23, 2021
Focus On the Seeds You Plant

If we only focus on the end product of our labors, when are we going to enjoy the journey?

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August 17, 2021
Don't Wish for More Hours

We don't have control over what has already happened, but we do have control over the time that's available to us now.

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August 2, 2021
Brand Inspiration: Nike

I'm sharing a series of brands that I find inspiring. Today's brand is about the multinational corporation company Nike.

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July 22, 2021
Brand Inspiration: Ahmad Tea

I'm sharing a series of brands that I find inspiring. Today's brand is the London based family-owned company Ahmad Tea.

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July 17, 2021
Brand Inspiration: charity: water

I'm sharing a series of brands that I find inspiring. Today's brand is the non-profit organization charity: water.

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July 5, 2021
The Myth Of Being A Graphic Designer

Myths exist in every industry —it's unavoidable. And the design industry does also suffers from that.

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July 1, 2021
Why We Need Inspiration More Than Ever Before

Inspiration has the power of providing a long-term impact on everything we do and change our life.

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June 20, 2021
I HATE Looking Back, But It's Necessary For My Growth

The past is our origin story. From it, we can use the lessons we've learned to grow and live a better future.

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June 3, 2021
Why Remembering Names Is Important to Make People Feel Mattered

We know the feeling when someone remembers our name as opposed to not remembering it all.

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April 19, 2021
An Optimistic View on The Pandemic

You can always choose to see things from an optimistic POV without closing your eyes to reality.

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April 8, 2021
Simple Ways to Win Over Procrastination

You know the feeling of sitting behind the screen and thinking to yourself—I will start the work, right after a video from YouTube?

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January 21, 2021
I Don't Only Solve Graphic Problems

Designers invent solutions for things and are not limited to only solve on aesthetics.

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December 21, 2020
What I Have Learned from Writing Blogs In 2020

Sharing with you how writing has helped me to reflect, shift my mindset, and find myself.

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November 13, 2020
Why Is It So Hard to Make a Decision?

There's a connection between the choices we make and the satisfaction we get from it.

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October 13, 2020
4 WordPress Page Builder to Use for Your Design Portfolio

Sharing 4 WordPress page builders to use for your next design portfolio.

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August 26, 2020
You're Good Enough—Combating Perfectionism

I want to share how I feel perfectionism can be dangerous, and that being good enough is okay.

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July 21, 2020
Share a Common Visual Language With Stylescapes

Have you ever been stuck when it comes to understand your client's vision for their brand better visually?

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June 24, 2020
4 Typefaces to Use in Graphic Design

Sharing my top 4 typefaces that you can use to level up your designs.

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