Let’s be honest, tackling a career change can be daunting and it’s easy to lose sight of why you are doing this at all. I find it extremely important to spend some time each day reading regularly updated industry news and blogs that have industry tidbits, tips, company showcases and feature interesting and innovative products produced from the types of firms I want to work for.
Of everything I read in this specific area, my favorite place to cull inspiration and ideas is Fast Company (http://www.fastcompany.com/). These guys focus on everything from innovation to technology to productivity to business and entrepreneurship and more. I find the reads to be succinct, informative and they get my day going.
I also like to read the blogs of companies that I admire. A few of these are:
I will frequently post pieces of inspiration I come across that are specific to the knowledge areas I’m pursuing. These posts will be specific or related to the design industry.