IDEO’s Tim Brown describes 5 new classes of designer. Which type are you? 5 New Design Careers for the 21st Century | Design Thinking via Redjotter
In disputes upon moral or scientific points, ever let your aim be to come at truth, not to conquer your opponent. So you never shall be at a loss in losing the argument, and gaining a new discovery. Benjamin Franklin
“This life therefore, is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness, not health but healing, not being but becoming, not rest but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it: the process is not yet finished but it is going on. This is not the end but it is … Read More
I had a great time Saturday at the SoCal UX Camp. I really enjoyed the sessions had a great time presenting my UX Leadership talk. Thanks very much to David Nguyen and the team for organizing. It was an impressively well-run event. If you couldn’t make it, you can check out my slides below. The Hard … Read More
Most people go through their entire lives without anyone, ever, speaking honest, loving, direct words to the most damaging issues in their lives. Pause for a moment, and count the times this has been done for you. Better, pause and count the times you have offered this to someone you love. – John Eldredge, Beautiful … Read More
This is how most of us approach our entire lives—we hide what we can, work on what we feel is redeemable, and despise the rest. There is a better way. —John Eldredge, Free to Live
The mountain peak is so seductive, so sexy — it’s where you want to end up, so you focus on what it will take to scale the verticals. But as it turns out, it’s the long walk to the base of the mountain that’s the hardest part. It’s about perseverance more than strength. Diego Rodriguez, Climbing … Read More
People with high expectations tend to feel better.
Here’s a quick thought experiment to try out at your next design studio: Design a product made to bore, aggravate or offend your customers. Now compare these anti-designs to your actual offering. How similar are they to each other?
It’s Monday and I’m doing my weekly strategic planning. This starts with me writing down 10 goals that, if accomplished in the next 12 months, would be beyond amazing. But there’s been something missing lately from my goal setting. Since most of my goals are for the benefit of the people I love and care … Read More