Companies don't need genius designers to create ingenius design.
I firmly believe that given the right conditions, any design team can produce world class results. The key is forming a team that operates with trust, learns together and is biased toward collaboration. Whether I’m advising organizations or coaching individuals, my goal is to help people do their best work.
I love to inspire companies that want to level up their products, disrupt the status quo or need to reimagine how they serve their customers. I have a track record of forming successful design practices and teams that work in harmony with their partners. For me, ultimate success means that design thinking has become second nature to the organization.
It’s human nature to develop routines, to feel comfort in the status quo, and repeat what’s been done before. This helps with everyday living, but
Decision Making for Designers
Design indecision is usually caused by either being unclear on why you’re doing something, or you not being aware of the future impact of your
Finding Design Courage
Being courageous is not something you plan for, it’s a choice. Witnessing something happen that you don’t agree with can be an opportunity to be
Design For The Bottom Line
As a designer in the UX world, your job is to champion the user. That underrepresented group that lacks a seat at the decision making
Why Parallel Design Works
When you create one design, the review meeting will be focused on that single idea. If it is approved, you’re almost done. If it isn’t
Defending Your Design
When I coach designers who are bracing themselves to “defend their design”, I first make them understand that a design review is not a zero