This is a lecture on Cultivating Creative Confidence. Reframe your mindset and improve your frame of reference to harness and cultivate your intrinsic self-confidence.
Chris Do shares personal stories about overcoming his challenges as an extreme introvert. Most kids grew up wanting to be class president, captain of the football team, or the class clown. He just wanted to be invisible, but that was a hard thing to do growing as a first generation immigrant in a mostly Caucasian neighborhood. He didn't fit in and that feeling travelled with him well into adulthood. How can you get over the feeling that "this isn't your tribe"? How do you resolve the conflict of who you are and who you want to be?
Chris walks you through 45 minutes of explaining and dissecting the characteristic and concept of confidence. You'll hear real life examples and learn about gratitude, selective listening, and goal setting while learning result-proven techniques that will improve your confidence. These recipies are derived from 22 years of practical professional experience, 10+ years of business coaching, and a life of experience.
Chris Do is the Chief Strategist and CEO of Blind and the Founder of The Futur— an online education platform that teaches the business of design to creative thinkers.
Founded in 1995, Blind has been a pioneer in the motion design field and has made hundreds of award-winning commercials, music videos and broadcast promos that combine design, typography, animation, live action and visual effects for screens and clients of all sizes.
His firm’s work has been recognized by national and international organizations such as: the Emmy’s, Effie Gold, Effie, Huffington Post, Lynda.com, Webbie, Communication Arts, London International Awards, One Show, British D&AD, AICP 20, Pictoplasma, How, 72 dpi, L.A. Weekly, Boards, Res 10, Type Director’s Club (20, 22, 23, 26), IDN, Addy Awards, BDA, Create, Stash (2, 12, 22, 24, 35, 43, 65), Creatie Augustus 2010, Motion Design, Asia Image, Brief, 365 AIGA Year In Design 26, Art Director’s Club, Motionographer, New York Festivals, B Brand, PPaper, I.D., and Print.
Mr. Do currently hosts The Process (a YouTube channel with over 175k subscribers) and lectures all over the world on the business of creativity.
Chris Do is an Emmy award winning designer, founder and CEO of Blind, Inc., where he oversees the creative and strategic direction of the company.
Mr. Do currently serves on the board and is an advisor for organizations including: AIGA/LA, Emmys Motion & Title Design Peer Group, Otis Board of Governors, Saleshood, Santa Monica College and Woodbury University.
He received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in Graphics/Packaging, where he has taught Sequential Design for over a decade. He’s lectured at: California Institute of the Arts, LA Art Institute, Siggraph, Otis College of Design, MGLA, Cal State Los Angeles/Northridge and San Diego City College.
Prior to forming Blind, Mr. Do worked at Cole & Weber, Seattle as an Art Director, Epitaph Records as a designer and freelance designer at broadcast design firm, Novocom and R/GA LA under Kyle Cooper on main titles such as The Island of Dr. Moreau, Celtic Pride and Eraser.