“If we don’t apply humility and humor, it introduces stress and failure points that we actually don’t intend to bring to the work.”
Commitment to the work, best practices, and having real passion for the industry–all these things are givens. But no project is complete without obscure movie references and healthy dose of sarcasm. Introducing unnecessary stress into any mission-critical situation isn’t productive. When it comes to managing and working with people, not just designers, Mike hangs his sneaks (there are 100s) on humor, humility, and making it personal in all the right ways.