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New Year’s Resolutions

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We decided to come up with some resolutions for 2008. These are just some goals or aspirations that we wish to achieve in the new year. We hope we can stick to them!

Jeff Finley (me):

1. Start the Go Mania Apparel Line
2. Write more tutorials/articles for Go Mediazine
3. Spend more time working on the Arsenal and developing new products
4. Draw more
5. Launch Arsenal 2.0

Oliver Barrett:

1. Start Go Mania
2. Get more exposure for artwork in publications
3. Do a piece of print material (cd package, dvd package, poster) for a band I genuinely like and get paid for it.
4. Create a new body of work and have another gallery showing
5. Do less “grunt” work and more “fun” work

Chris Wilson:

1. More software type of resources for the arsenal
2. More motion graphic and video work
3. Offer Flash tutorials
4. Prooflab v3!!
5. Art shows at the Go Gallery

Dave Tevenal:

1. Illustrate more and experiment with more techniques.
2. Mock-up the new Go Media site.
3. Get more press in more publications.
4. Create some awesome designs for Go Mania Apparel line.
5. Attend some major design conferences.

Chris Comella:

1. Do 5 major art pieces for display in the new building (mixed media)
2. Have 10 “on location” drawing trips (botanical gardens, zoo, bowling alley…..)
3. Convert at least one person in the office to a Mac setup.
4. Seek out 10 new (fun) clients through deliverables / mail-outs .
5. Start a petition for an Imax theater for Cleveland (and get 5,000 people to sign)

Diann Mistelske:

1. Help us become more organized and productive–so we can have more fun time!
2. Spend more time working on creative projects
3. Make more art!

Kim Woll:

1. Develop an efficient system for clearing out open invoices
2. Help in developing Arsenal 2.0 and make it the best it can be
3. Make the office more neat and organized

Tim Boesel:

1. Join the Go Media Bowling Team
2. Get To know everyone better (up stairs :-) )
3. Bring in a few new clients
4. Learn as much about css as possible.

About the Author, Jeff Finley

I'm a partner at Go Media, a Cleveland web design and development firm. We also specialize in print design and branding. I started Weapons of Mass Creation Fest and wrote the book Thread's Not Dead, teaching artists and designers how to start a clothing company. In my spare time, I write songs and play drums in Campfire Conspiracy. I'm a happy husband and an aspiring b-boy and lucid dreamer.
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  • Guido

    fun to read them! some questions though..
    “Start Go Mania ” sounds great what is it?
    Arsenal 2.0?

  • Guido

    fun to read them! some questions though..
    “Start Go Mania ” sounds great what is it?
    Arsenal 2.0?

  • Ant

    Can’t wait to see the line for Go Mania!

  • Ant

    Can’t wait to see the line for Go Mania!

  • http://alrightok.com ryan

    haha go mania is an awesome name for the line!

  • http://alrightok.com ryan

    haha go mania is an awesome name for the line!

  • my_design_ideas

    Wow “Go Mania”…That’s great!

  • my_design_ideas

    Wow “Go Mania”…That’s great!

  • http://www.ndesigns.net jeff

    Jeff

    You really need to try to goto Vegas for one of the Magic shows.. http://www.MagicOnline.com – I bet once you attend the show, you’ll for sure start your line.

  • http://www.ndesigns.net jeff

    Jeff

    You really need to try to goto Vegas for one of the Magic shows.. http://www.MagicOnline.com – I bet once you attend the show, you’ll for sure start your line.

  • Dan

    Excellent job..
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