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  • 7. Become Your Own Design Advocate

    Advocating for design decisions is crucial for building trust, ensuring project integrity, fostering collaboration, and enhancing professional growth. Designers must confidently explain and defend their choices, demonstrating expertise and maintaining the vision and effectiveness of their work.

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  • 6. Time Management for Designers

    Effective time management is vital for designers to produce high-quality work, increase productivity, maintain work-life balance, and enhance team collaboration. By prioritizing and organizing tasks efficiently, designers can maximize creativity and sustain their professional success.
  • 5. A Designer's Guide to Design Internship

    In this episode, we break down the key insights from a podcast on design internships, covering topics like defining your goals, creating a standout portfolio, choosing the right company, and setting realistic expectations.Embarking on a design internship can be a pivotal step in your career journey, but it's essential to be well-prepared and make informed decisions. In this blog, we'll distill valuable insights from a podcast discussion on design internships, helping you navigate this exciting but challenging path.
  • 4. Why it’s Harder to Grow as a Senior Designer

    Designers, like anyone else, sometimes find themselves in a rut, unable to advance in their careers. This happens in many workplaces and can be a frustrating experience. Let’s explore the common reasons behind this stagnation and how managers can play a crucial role in uplifting designers to more meaningful leadership positions.Designers reaching a plateau and staying there for an extended period is not an uncommon phenomenon. They may become too comfortable with their existing skill set, fearing the unknown, or simply not receiving the feedback they need to grow. These challenges can hinder their professional development and negatively impact both their job satisfaction and the productivity of the company.
  • 3. How to Practice Mindfulness in Design

    By incorporating mindfulness into my daily routine, including mindful breathing exercises and moments of gratitude, I have developed a heightened sense of presence and focus, enabling me to approach each design task with renewed energy and creativity.
  • 2. What is Customer Experience

    CX design is the process of creating a positive and seamless experience for customers. It's all about understanding your customers' needs, wants, and preferences, and designing your products and services to meet those needs.
  • 1. Design Q&A: Episode 1

    You have asked me a bunch of question over time on various social media platforms. I may have gotten back to you with individual responses but then somebody else would come along and ask the exact same question. So, I decided to compile all of yours frequently asked questions and make a podcast out of it.This is one of the first episodes in Q&A format. I will do more of these in the future - so if you want something answered, simply reach out to me with your question.