How to Develop a Creative Project Plan

By Claire

 Don’t Dive Straight in to a Project A new project has dropped into your inbox and you’re raring to get started. But before you do, it’s always a good idea to set up and create a project plan. It’s easy to overlook, but it will help you keep on track. Whether you are working…

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How to Relieve Overwhelm Pain – Project Management Systems

By Claire
Inner Workings S1 Ep2- How to Relieve Overwhelm Pain - Project Management Systems by Claire Jenks Design

Hitting Overwhelm Back in November 2018, I had a lot of work on. I was probably…no, I was definitely doing far too much. I was going to events around the country, trying to do all kinds of client work and also growing my business. I hit the point where I just couldn’t do anymore and…

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Why use a project management system in a design or marketing team?

By Claire
Why use a project management system in a design or marketing team

A good project management system is one of the biggest keys to communication and successful projects. It’s a great way of making sure that everybody knows what their job roles and responsibilities are. As well as who the lead contact is for the overall project or the key stages, and who to keep accountable for…

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Studio Stories: May 2019

By Claire
Studio Stories-Claire Jenks Graphic Design-Company Update

May has been a long and busy month. It’s struck me recently that when you speak to other business owners, “being busy” is a thing we feel we should be saying all the time (whether it’s true or not), and usually it’s thought of as a good thing. It is great that business is busy,…

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Studio Stories: April 2019

By Claire
Studio Stories-Claire Jenks Graphic Design-Company Update

After such a hectic March, April was a nice month to reflect on everything I had learnt and take some time out to recover from traveling. It dawned on me after a few conversations with others, that we can attend so many events and meet so many people but unless we reflect and implement on…

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Surf Report: April 2019

By Claire
Surf Report-Claire Jenks Design-Industry Update

April’s Surf Report is in! A roundup of some the news happening in and around the design industry that has made an impact. It’s a bit of a mixed bag this month from new re-brands to social media tips and marketing reports. We’ve hit the end of the first quarter in business (…some how with…

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Studio Stories: March 2019

By Claire
Studio Stories-Claire Jenks Graphic Design-Company Update

Wow. March has been a month and a half! I’ve met a lot of people, learnt a lot, changed the way I think about my business, tried new things and have traveled around 12,000 miles or more! I marked March in my diary as a month for developing my knowledge and my relationships with the…

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Speakers S1 Ep1: How do I create on brand presentation slide decks?

By Claire
How do I incorporate my brand identity into a presentation slide deck? by Claire Jenks Design

You’re a speaker. You’ve spent the time planning the talk, creating the content and then it’s time to put together your slides. One of the biggest missed opportunities to show off your brand is incorporate your brand identity into your presentation slide deck. After attending more and more conferences and speaking events I’ve noticed an…

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Studio Stories: November 2018

By Claire
Studio Stories-Claire Jenks Graphic Design-Company Update

It’s time to start feeling festive finally! November has gone by in a blur. This month I attended a conference down in London which has inspired a lot of new ideas, I took on my first speaking gig and I’ve seen another launch with a key client of mine go ahead successfully. I’m now excited…

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The Surf Report: November 2018

By Claire
Surf Report-Claire Jenks Design-Industry Update

November’s Surf Report is in! A roundup of some the news happening in and around the design industry that has made an impact with a BIG focus on Christmas adverts!  With Christmas around the corner the focus in this month’s round up is the Christmas adverts that have been flooding our TV screens. These are…

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