We usually start a project with an idea of what it is that we wish to achieve, build or create. We have an idea of what the future end state is and why we started the project in the first place. But how often do we get part way through our project, become disillusioned, frustrated or bored with it and its abandoned, left with the pile of other half completed projects. Projects fail, when we fail to create a clear picture of what success looks like.
If you knew that a decision you were making for your business could constrain its future potential, would you do it?
Surprisingly business leaders make these decisions unknowingly every day. This decision impacts your two most expensive business assets; property & people.
It’s been a year since I set off with 15 other women to immerse myself in a culture far different from my own on the other side of the world. I’d been fundraising for the better part of 6 months to raise $10k for The Hunger Project [THP], securing my spot in the Business Chicks Leadership Immersion program so that I could head to Malawi in Africa, to see first-hand the work that was being done there by THP.
As a studio that places as much value on raw talent as experience, MARSDEN Collective loves bringing on interns. Being a relatively tight knit company, MARSDEN are realistic about how much time we can dedicate to each and every budding individual that comes to intern with us. That’s why we continually support student designers by allowing for paid work experience opportunities in addition to our core collective team, because for us it’s about quality over quantity.