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5 Ways Creative Leaders Can Encourage Professional Development

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From small in-house design team to large creative agency, I think we can agree that company values filter down from the top. Here are five ways to encourage a learning culture within teams. See link in bio for full article to @gdusa which includes some practical how-to’s for professional development:

1. Listen and learn.

2. Find out what they need.

3. Challenge your team

4. Empower your employees

5. Learn from within

Read the full article: Thanks Graphic Design USA–What a great article!

Author and Editor: Jenn Hart

Last Updated May 2024

Meet The Author

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Jennifer Hart is the founder and creative director of Hart House Creative and host of The Artist 10 Podcast. With an accomplished background in brand development, graphic design, and creative copywriting, Jenn's passion, flexibility, and concept-driven philosophy have delivered award-winning work for 15 years across various print and digital formats. She was a lead member of the studio team supporting The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas' brand marketing creative. Some industries her team works with include personal brand powerhouses to all-heart non-profits, food and bev faves, and unique retail and hospitality brands. The Nevada Arts Council, American Advertising Federation, and National Geographic have recognized her work throughout her career. Jenn believes in the power of community and built her company to help brands of all shapes and sizes achieve their goals through clever, concise, creative solutions.

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