How to Communicate Clearly– Coaching the Young Guns 2, Ep 11

How do you ask your clients the right questions? How do you speak in about your design in a presentation? How do you deal with imposter syndrome, in a room full of smart people? Matthew Encina answers these questions and more on this episode of Young Guns season 2.

This is the eleventh episode of Young Guns Season 2, a coaching call with this seasons designers. In this episode, Matthew answers the most burning questions from the group as it comes to communication. Matthew shares his knowledge on how to communicate and help them arrive at the answer they need.

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00:00 – One skill all creative professionals need to develop
00:23 – Today on Young Guns season 2
00:39 – What is the goal of today’s episode
00:56 – Annie – How do I speak with clarity and confidence?
05:11 – How to formulate your thoughts
06:07 – What to do if you mess up when speaking
09:19 – How to give a critique
10:20 – What to do if you don’t have the answer
11:08 – How to illuminate your thought process
11:40 – Role Play – How to give feedback
13:40 – What to do before you leave a critique
16:00 – What to do if you don’t know what to say
19:50 – The best question to ask for giving or receiving feedback
21:42 – Tosin – How do I ask my client’s valuable questions?
23:30 – How to ask a proper question
25:00 – Role Play – How to ask questions without seeming like you are attacking them
36:52 – Meghan – How do I deal with my inadequacies as a self-taught designer?
39:05 – How to close the gap between you and a traditional design student
43:00 – What to do if you don’t know something
47:44 – What to do if you feel alone
50:37 – Maitreyee – How can I develop concepts quickly?
55:25 – How to apply creativity
58:41 – Recap
59:38 – Next week on Young Guns season 2!

Mentioned on the call:

💭 Matthew’s article on how to give a critique:
https://medium.com/thefuturishere/how-to-give-a-critique-8bbd477dc624

🔑 livestream with Chris: https://youtu.be/vURlu5VhFMM

💡Matthew Pinterest board of good concepts: https://pin.it/u5nkzfw5jhii62

📚 101 Things I Learned in Business School
https://www.amazon.com/dp/0446550280?…

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Follow these designers’ journey on Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/anastasiavlasenko_/
https://www.instagram.com/annieyangdesigns/
https://www.instagram.com/maitreyee.k/
https://www.instagram.com/mindfulpursuits/
https://www.instagram.com/monikapern/
https://www.instagram.com/ria.hardcastle/
https://www.instagram.com/tos.adeniyi/

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