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Nov 05, 2023

I Never Had a Plan...

Mike Schnaidt
Photo of Mike Schnaidt on stage speaking

About this video


How do you plot out a fulfilling creative life? Join Mike as shares his journey chasing his childlike curiosity, which led him to interview an astronaut, a race car driver and an Olympic Gold medallist for his new book, “Creative Endurance.” Whether you’re a seasoned pro or early in your career, you’ll walk away with a fresh perspective on your career path.


Mike Schnaidt

Mike is a Jersey City-based graphic designer, educator and writer. He is currently the creative director of Fast Company, and has held leading design positions at Men’s Health, Popular Science, Esquire and Entertainment Weekly. His work has received awards from The Society of Publication Designers, The Type Directors Club, The Art Directors Club, American Phot-ography, American Illustration and The American Society for Magazine Editors. He is an adjunct professor at Kean University. His first book, “Creative Endurance,” offers practical tips to help creatives overcome their biggest challenges.