Looking for Fearless UX Designers?

These past few months I’ve been teaching the full time UX design program at General Assembly. A ten week intensive boot camp for people changing careers into UX design. People quitting jobs, moving cities/countries, paying $$ – going all in.

Looking for Fearless UX Designers?

These past few months I’ve been teaching the full time UX design program at General Assembly. A ten week intensive boot camp for people changing careers into UX design. People quitting jobs, moving cities/countries, paying $$ – going all in.

Only Your Customers Know Who Your Competitors Are

It’s so easy to worry about competitors too early. And to worry about the wrong competitors. I know, I do it. I think what happens is that working in a startup produces anxiety, and competitors is a tangible thing to pin that anxiety on. We

Only Your Customers Know Who Your Competitors Are

It’s so easy to worry about competitors too early. And to worry about the wrong competitors. I know, I do it. I think what happens is that working in a startup produces anxiety, and competitors is a tangible thing to pin that anxiety on. We

Stretching Without Breaking

In my experience the path to awesomeness whether as a team or as an individual goes through finding the right level of challenge in whatever I’m doing. Challenge drives motivation and great productivity. Most of the time that also translates into fun,

Stretching Without Breaking

In my experience the path to awesomeness whether as a team or as an individual goes through finding the right level of challenge in whatever I’m doing. Challenge drives motivation and great productivity. Most of the time that also translates into fun,

It’s Potential – Leave it Alone!

In the words of Dylan Moran: “It’s potential, leave it! It’s like your bank balance, you always have a lot less than you think.” As Mike Monteiro puts it in his post “Can Design Change The World?“. We’re not special

It’s Potential – Leave it Alone!

In the words of Dylan Moran: “It’s potential, leave it! It’s like your bank balance, you always have a lot less than you think.” As Mike Monteiro puts it in his post “Can Design Change The World?“. We’re not special

B2(very small)B Customers

I have spent most of my time in technology companies working on B2B software. Whether it’s been in support, design, product management, or operations a few interesting things stand out from having the smallest of businesses as my customers. There are many differences between

B2(very small)B Customers

I have spent most of my time in technology companies working on B2B software. Whether it’s been in support, design, product management, or operations a few interesting things stand out from having the smallest of businesses as my customers. There are many differences between

Doing Things for No Good Reason

That comment from Mercer sums up the thinking behind many of the projects I start or consider starting. It was prompted by a post about how “I want to make a book” because I want to try using self-publishing tools. I think there

Doing Things for No Good Reason

That comment from Mercer sums up the thinking behind many of the projects I start or consider starting. It was prompted by a post about how “I want to make a book” because I want to try using self-publishing tools. I think there

I Want to Make a Book

I have this urge that keeps popping up once in a while – I’d love to self-publish a book. The motivation for wanting to do that is pretty terrible. It’s mostly because I’m fascinated by all the tools available to create

I Want to Make a Book

I have this urge that keeps popping up once in a while – I’d love to self-publish a book. The motivation for wanting to do that is pretty terrible. It’s mostly because I’m fascinated by all the tools available to create