Chapter 2 Organizing Your Project


Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.

—Michael Jordan

Through the years, we’ve been called in to clean up some horrendous messes. The scenario is almost always the same. It’s the last minute, major deadlines are about to be missed, and the stress level is through the roof. We often find that the project’s aesthetics aren’t that bad. However, the project’s organization usually resembles a car crash.

Creative artists often mistake organization for a lack of creativity. A guiding tenet we always follow is that our projects should be able to be handed off. We’re not saying you should ...

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