In every culture in the world it’s considered impolite to talk about money in a personal context.

In every culture in the world it’s considered a sign of poor business acumen if you cannot have a money conversation.

Build expertise rapidly. Continuously learning is mandatory.

The generalists life is an easy life because when you’re a generalist designer you’re willing to do all kinds of different work for all kinds of different clients and you’re essentially taking clients based on your own personal interest- your need to solve a problem that you haven’t previously solved.