From Peter Kaufman on ClickZ: Graphic designers, art direc­tors, copy­writers… managing them can be scary. They don’t dress like other staff members, they tend to set their own hours (that is, they don’t neces­sarily show up first thing in the morning like other staff members)… they have strange ideas. How do you help this ragtag group of thinkers achieve great­ness? After almost 20 years in agen­cies and in-house depart­ments, I’ve devel­oped my own “Best Prac­tices for Managing a Creative Depart­ment.” · Go to Care and feeding of a creative depart­ment →