Mikael Cho is the Unsplash and Crew. Unsplash, is a photo-sharing site that boasts 6 billion photo views per month. Crew connects freelance designers and developers to potential projects.
Mikael discusses his unique career path, the intersection of psychology and design and chasing perfection. He also shares how a side project became his biggest success story.
1:40: How Mikael used a psychology background to fuel his design career
4:00: The philosophy behind Crew
9:20: Why losing faith in himself pushed Mikael to develop his company
11:10: “Is there a market for this? Is this a business? How do we make it sustainable?”- the first steps to building a business from an idea
12:30: How and why Crew.co is unique from other freelance websites
19:30: Crew’s utility-approach to marketing, and the best money Mikael ever spent
25:00: Quantity gets you to quality’ and the the benefit of juggling multiple projects
27:20: Letting go of perfection and changing perspective
30:00: Mikael’s unique writing habits
34:30: Job postings
35:00: Top Stories