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You’re My Favorite Client by Mike Monteiro

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3. Working Together

Before we start: you may find this chapter hard to swallow, but it’s also the most important. So remember that I love you. This is where I tell you the things you do wrong. Don’t kick yourself; I’ve made these mistakes too. By the time you’re done reading this, you’ll be doing more things right than wrong, and have the envy of your peers.

Once you’ve hired a designer you need to trust them to do their job. This is harder than it sounds.

When we started Mule, I did all the visual design. As we grew and took on bigger projects, we eventually got more work than one designer could handle. We had to hire others. I had one rule: I wanted to hire people who saw and did things differently, who added another point of view in the room ...

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