Creative Lives — Niran Vinod, creative strategist at Facebook and Instagram, on the importance of getting out of your comfort zone

Posted 25 July 2017 Interview by Indi Davies

“If you don’t ask, you don’t get” is a sentiment that Niran Vinod lives by. As a creative strategist at Facebook and Instagram, it has been going that extra mile – reaching out and asking – that has earned him his biggest achievements. In his second year of university, he founded a blog that would become the basis of career, teaching himself to write, strategise, take photos, art direct and keep clients happy. We caught up on that journey, and how staying uncomfortable is the key to raising your own game.

To read this article and more, log in to Lecture in Progress or create an account

Sign Up
scroll to top arrow-up
share

Sign up now for full access

We’ve put together a selection of recent articles to give you a sense of what to expect. Take a look and then sign up for unlimited access.

Student

Free

Lecture in Progress will always be free to all students, but to get full access to the site and our archive, you’ll need to become a member. 


  • Full access to website and archive
  • Bookmark content
  • Offers and promotions
  • First to know about new products and services
  • Help shape the future of Lecture in Progress

Professional

Free Trial

We’ll be introducing a paid-for professional membership later this year. In the meantime, sign up for a professional membership for full access to the site. No credit card details required and we'll give you plenty of notice before we change anything.

Lecture in Progress is made possible with the support of the following brand patrons