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Brexit: Business Leaders Reaction to Result

Posted by Todd Anderson on Sunday, February 5, 2017, In : Business 
On Friday 24th of June 2016, Britain woke to the realisation that the majority (52%) had voted to leave the EU. The shock waves that followed have dominated the news. David Cameron has made the decision to step down as Prime Minister and the pound is currently at a 31-year low, making England poorer than France. The FTSE 100 has dropped 8.7pc and ratings agency S&P have downgraded UK's credit rating from AAA to AA, due to the negative outlook after the Brexit vote. Labour's shadow cabinet mem...
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A History of the KFC Brand / New Rebrand unveiled

Posted by Todd Anderson on Friday, October 16, 2015, In : Branding 
A brief History of the Kentucky Fried Chicken brand.

Kentucky Fried Chicken was founded by Harland Sanders, who began selling chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin Kentucky in the 1930's. An entrepreneur, Sanders identified the potential of franchising his restaurant concept and the very first "Kentucky Fried Chicken" franchise opened in Salt Lake City in Utah in 1952 by Pete Harman who was both the owner of one of the cities largest restaurants and a good friend of Sanders. 

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That Word 'Just' & How To Work With A Difficult Client

Posted by Todd Anderson on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, In : Advice 
As the creative director of a busy design studio, along with also being someone who has in the past run my own design practice and worked as a freelancer, I have come to dislike the use of the word ‘just' and I know that I am not alone.

I used to come across it a lot. For example; a client who after signing off a job, gets back in touch and asks, “Can you ‘just’ make a change for me.” "It’s 'just' something small and I need it quickly." This usually translates...


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Do It For The Love Love Love!

Posted by Todd Anderson on Thursday, July 23, 2015, In : Motivation 

I have a belief that love and hard work go hand in hand! I strongly believe that if you don't love what you do then you'll be unable to dedicate yourself fully to it and it's unlikely you'll be able to produce great work! It may be hard work to get out of bed and drive to the office each morning. It may be hard work to get through each day, but that doesn't mean that your actually working hard at what you do! if you don't love what you do then how can you invest yourself t...


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What is Success? - Designing Your Success

Posted by Todd Anderson on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, In : Motivation 
In a new series for the design life, I am going to be writing about success, specifically success within the field of design. In this first installment I want to discuss what success really means? Then over the forthcoming series we will strive to break down what it takes to achieve and maintain success.

I did an exercise a while ago to try and visualise what it takes to be a success within my chosen creative field. I thought it would be fun to feature it in the opening illustration to this ...
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