Jim Carrey has played many roles. He's made us laugh, made us cry, and like urban planners, he's influenced society through his craft. Like with many things we do here at Planning Peeps, we're going to put a planning twist on whatever is popular on the interwebs. After all, that's pretty much our mission. So here's a brief list of what it is like being an urban planner demonstrated by James Eugene Carrey.
Its that time of the year again when hundreds of planning students complete their training and embark on their first gigs. We have identified five things that noob planners should consider as they navigate the ebbs and flows of their early careers.
Quite literally a giveaway. We're happy to bring to you the ability to print your own Cards Against Urbanity deck just in time for the holidays! Print some out and have some fun at your office holiday parties. We're also happy to announce that those that brought you CAU are finalizing a new planning app that we'll share with you when we get the go ahead! If you just want to buy a set, contact Cards Against Urbanity, they still have a few left!
Cards (recommend printing double-sided on 65 lb card stock)
We all know the traditional Halloween trick-or-treat paradigm: get dressed up in your costume, grab your pillowcase or bucket, and head out down the sidewalk to knock on the doors of your neighbors who eagerly await to engage in the time old tradition of tongue-in-cheek reciprocity. Of course if you grew up in the hinterland of a small town, you start with your neighbor half a mile down the road, then go into town. You go door to door with at least one of your parents and ring the door bell. "Trick or treat!" Typically there will be a brief discussion over what your costume is and then you get some candy and say "thank you".
Planners are storytellers and are always looking for ways to effectively communicate plans, regulations, and other sometimes complex concepts and ideas. Included in our planner toolbox are a number of graphic tools that we feel can be utilized by planners to help better communicate with their audiences. We've highlighted some of them below: