How to Lead with Curiosity, Courage and Compassion
My core advice to future entrepreneurs.
How to make curiosity into your super power
In business, “the creative process” is a phrase we hear often. But what does it really mean, and how does it work? Michael Gelb lays out the process beautifully in his book Innovate Like Edison. The process includes five clear steps, each of which relies on a sequence of applied curiosity: preparation, generation, incubation, evaluation, and implementation. This article summarizes those stages...
Can You Become More Empathetic? Absolutely, and Here's How
Empathy can help you understand what someone is going through. It can also lead you to action and offer comfort to others.
Most people grow up with the ability to develop empathy, but the more you practice it, the more empathetic you can become.
Learning more about other perspectives, connecting with diverse groups of people, and trying to give others the benefit of the doubt can help you be more empathetic.
Should designers PM?
If designers should know how their product may be engineered, they should also know how it may be productized.
“Designers should PM”, to some extent, because if we simply wait for a product brief to be pitched over the fence, do our work completely in a vacuum, and then lob it back over the fence, the product will probably fall flat and seem out of touch.
Designing For Accessibility Posters
These 'Intro to Design Accessibility' posters, curated by the UK Home Office, have been around for quite some time, but still are an important reminder to seasoned designers & a handy introduction to newcomers to the field.
Iconic Apple Logo Bite Explained! Here's What Its Designer Says—And It's Not About Byte Term
The iconic Apple logo bite has been baffling many people. Unlike other brand icons, Apple's symbol is one of those with the simplest designs.
Rob Janoff, the graphic designer behind the iconic Apple logo: "I designed it with a bite for scale, so people get that it was an apple not a cherry. Also it was kind of iconic about taking a bite out of an apple".
New mobile phone app shows how well shoes will fit based on the 3D shape of the user's foot
I don't know about you, but I have been known to order multiple shoe sizes to get my Cinderella shoe fit. But looks like I won't have to keep doing that...
Snapfeet is a new mobile phone app that shows how well shoes will fit based on the 3D shape of the user's foot. It also offers a simple augmented reality (AR) visualization of what the shoes will look like on the feet.
Delta's New Parallel Reality Experience In Detroit
Bummed that I missed this at DTW by a few days. If I was Albert, that's what I would see...
Delta has introduced parallel reality technology at Detroit Airport, in the form of a large digital screen that allows up to 100 people to each see information that’s customized to them.
Customers who opt in to using digital identity at check-in can access the parallel reality exhibit via facial recognition, by going up to the exhibit and looking at a camera. Meanwhile other passengers can access this by scanning their boarding pass.