Although working as a creative professional sounds like (and often is) a lot of fun, it is also incredibly exhausting. Clients and ourselves alike expect to produce top notch creativity all the time. But what happens when it just doesn’t come so easy?
It’s natural to envision white-sandy beaches, guided boat tours on glassy water, exotic fresh seafood and cheap massages when visiting Southern Asia. Forget about your nine to five, kick your feet up, soak up all the sights and relax amongst the other tourists, right? As a proud Filipino, my dream of going to the Philippines for the first time would be along the lines of soaking in the sun without moving a muscle. That’s of course how vacations are supposed to be south of the equator. I soon found out that that would be reserved for another trip, which believe it or not, wasn’t a bad thing.
The first quarter of the new year means one thing—awards season. Many of us watch from our couches as the Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars distribute fancy hardware to celebrity artists and thespians, but the real event is the one you can’t watch on TV—the 2016 Spokane AAF Annual Addy Awards.