Live Slow. Make Fast. Lecture + Workshop With Ben Jenkins

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AIGA Arizona says
Join AIGA Arizona for a fun-filled evening with Native Texan, brand strategist, and entrepreneur Ben Jenkins. This is a two part event, lecture and workshop.

Live Slow. Make Fast.
Ben Jenkins is the founder of the branding company Onefastbuffalo and the sporting goods brand Warstic. A former professional baseball player, he spent a decade doing what most design firm and agency owners do. Working. Not much else. In his talk, Ben discusses:

how creatives might consider dedicating to the long haul of:
- mastering their craft without leaving their spirit, relationships and health behind
- concepts for learning to focus on what matters in order to free up time to live and work
- why the idea of work-life balance is a myth for the creative person
- the difference between living a creative life that mindfully fuels your work and health vs. living the life of a person in the creative industry

For Ben, living #LSMF not only improved his health, it improved the quality of OFB’s work and brought on the most profitable and enjoyable years in OFB’s 17 year history. This also led to things like living & working half time on the road in a vintage Airstream trailer, limiting OFB’s client work season to 9 months per year, and developing his own brands outside of fee-based client work.

Design Entrepreneur Workshop
In this workshop, Ben Jenkins will illustrate a road map to build your ideas into successful brands. This is a class for designers looking for a more self-sustaining style of work that yields freedom and independence. Whether you are switching gears, kicking a new set of tires, or up for inspection, this workshop is filled with tips, tricks, and insights for creatives of all levels.

Learn the routes — Identify the best path to get your ideas to market.
Avoid detours — Learn best practices to keep the creative engine running clean everyday.
Read the signs — Understand how and when to negotiate equity in your client’s ideas.
Service your creative engine — Develop a guide to work/life balance. Build a better business, build a better life.
Spot unexpected sites — Discover uncanny ways to build better value for clients and customers.

This workshop is for designers, artists, makers, aspiring entrepreneurs, anyone who is stuck in the garage, and those who can't seem to get into second gear. All attendees will leave with a road map to personal fulfillment.

Food and drinks will be provided.

AIGA Member Lecture + Workshop: $20
Non-member Lecture + Workshop: $30
AIGA Member Lecture Only: FREE
Non-member Lecture Only: $10
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By: AIGA Arizona

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