Frank Duran is currently a Creative Director at USAA, and also works on Boxes and Arrows.
IA Summit 2015
Topic(s): professional development
The word Novice is a device to help everyone get past his or her own ego. The novice is good, but wants to be better. The novice listens and learns as a result. Being a professional novice is a pledge to stop and listen in order to learn. A novice doesn’t have to be the guest of honor, you’re just happy that you were invited to the party.
- A reminder to get over ourselves, no matter how much experience we have
- A reminder to always be listening and learning. Be willing to learn from anyone
- A reminder to push ourselves and seek out new challenges in order to learn even more