Thoughts and Ideas both personal and professional.

Don’t build The Homer

Much of my time these days is focusing on working with product designers of various skills either at my current work or externally. Coaching and mentoring other designers has become something I deeply love. It was the...

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I’m speaking at UX Cambridge

I’m so thrilled to have been accepted to speak at UX Cambridge. My talk is called There and Back: The Journey of Product Discovery and Exploration. Abstract: Product strategy is evolving and becoming less clear, as is...

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Me too! Designers Working in Xcode

My talk from Seattle Xcoders in April is up. As always, thank you for having me speak!

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Slides and links from Cocoa Conf 2016

Thank you for those who attended my talk There and Back Again at Cocoa Conf 2016. Dual Track Scrum Time-Boxing Product Discovery How Picasso’s Guernica Has Shaped Our Understanding of Creativity View Slides

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Assembling Your Personal Board of Directors

It is quite common for a company to have a board of directors who act as representatives to stock holders. I have written a lot about the importance of mentorship and these type of relationships to help...

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It’s Never Too Late

“Yeah, I’m losing my edge. I’m losing my edge. The kids are coming up from behind. I’m losing my edge.” —“Losing My Edge” by LCD Soundsystem In the closing talk of Webstock this year, Natasha Lampard, creator...

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CocoaConf 2016 Cyber Monday Special

CocoaConf has announced a 20% discount on their blog for Cyber Monday for all 2016 events. I had the opportunity to speak last year and will be speaking again this year in Seattle. I’ve met some of...

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What if Chromeo were cats?

Chro-MEOW.

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Profile Protoype Exploration

I love Principle for Mac. It has quickly become one of my favorite prototyping tools. I often use it really early on when exploring design concepts. This is an example of a profile study I put together...

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tvOS Parallax

With the release of tvOS, a primary focus (pun intended) is on layered images. Apple provides a really nice parallax preview tool for your app’s assets. The model in this prototype is Emily Ratajkowski, which I jokingly call...

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