Thinking Is Quiet

  • April 24, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – April 23, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - PACE YOURSELF: One of the bigger challenges of my recent job change has been adjusting to the pace of work. Things that previously would have been...

  • April 17, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – April 16, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - WTF?!: I'm finding the "What The Fuck Just Happened Today " newsletter to be an effective way to digest...

  • April 10, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – April 9, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - NEXT GEN DESIGNERS: What are the skills of the next generation of designers? In the past, you've been able to judge a designer by their visual cra...

  • April 03, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – April 2, 2017

    I'm a week into my new role at Microsoft and so far it's been incredible. The team has been supportive and I'm learning a lot – which was the whole point. In any case, here goes with the week’s me...

  • March 27, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – March 26, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - THE SEAMS: There are lots of products and services out there addressing marketing, or product management, or customer support. But the seams betwe...

  • March 20, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – March 19, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - ACCEPTANCE AND UNDERSTANDING: The reactions to my decision to close my design studio continue to run the gamut – but have largely been positive....

  • March 13, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – March 12, 2017

    This past week has been one of the most challenging ones in my life. I made the decision to accept a new position working with the amazing Hillel Cooperman on data platfo...

  • March 06, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – March 5, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - FRICTION: As designers, we are charged with the mission of making things easier – to do, understand, use, etc... But sometimes we need a little ...

  • February 27, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – February 26, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - SPEED OF CHANGE: I'm still working my way through Kevin Kelly's "The Inevitable

  • February 20, 2017 Thinking Is Quiet – February 19, 2017

    Here goes with the week’s mental wanderings... - REPEAT. REPEAT.: When planning for the future, it's been my experience that consistency is more important than intensity. Repetition creates behav...