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Nov 09, 2020

Finding Your Creative Courage

Blake Howard
blake howard presenting with slide of illustrated person with a heart over their hand

About this video


To have a truly successful career, designers face competing demands and obstacles to overcome. It crucial to stay inspired and on deadline, put out fires and fight burnout. How can you walk a career path with courage and resilience? In this session, agency owner and creative director Blake Howard shares ways to stay inspired, push your craft and win over difficult people.


Blake Howard

Since co-founding Matchstic in 2003, Blake has done work for organizations including Coca-Cola, Chick-fil-A, Boys Girls Clubs of America, Mailchimp and the City of Atlanta. Blake work has appeared in Fast Company, HOW, Print, The Atlantic CityLab, UnderConsideration Brand New blog, and Alina Wheeler Designing Brand Identity. He recently launched The Creative Rising, a podcast on tenacity and resilience in the creative industry. Blake organizes the Atlanta chapter of CreativeMornings.