The UX of teams

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It’s a great opportunity to be able to work with myriads of people, across oceans and cultures. For the aware, it’s easy to see how much the quality of connections within a team makes or breaks the product or service they are creating together. Continue reading

Emotional Sensitivity is a business asset

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Every business wants to achieve flow. A state of high quality productivity that is effective and efficient. However, every business is made up of people, who get things done, this is where emotional sensitivity comes in. Continue reading

Clients From Hell: Stop Creating Them

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It’s all in memories now, but the lessons linger. Luckily only 5% or less of my projects have been hellish. However, too many of us designers moan about clients we say were born and brought up in hell.The truth is, we create a number of these issues ourselves, or the enabling environment for Frankenstein-like situations to flourish. Continue reading

Gratitude-Thinking: A business approach?

Thanks-Thinking, that’s what I was going to call it, that’s how it was told to me in my dream and then I read the etymology of ‘Thanks’ On second thoughts, maybe that’s not too bad. Think-Thinking Continue reading

The Stuff of Designers: Resilience

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The Apprentice is one of my favourite things to watch. I was a latecomer to the series, so I binge watched the previous 7 and was hooked. Although I think the current season (12) has some of the poorest candidates, I am still fascinated by watching different types of people come together to create things. Continue reading

Empathy Building: Mental Health Cafe

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A thing I created while swapping feelings & stories on my first day. Guess what it is 😀

“These are the final 12” She said to me pointing at her phone. I was eating lunch and I couldn’t even imagine a thing. “Final 12 of?” I continued “Xfactor!”, she exclaimed, “final 12 on Xfactor” Oh I went. It was only my first day at the mental health cafe. She then went on to describe the contestants in detail while I asked for pictures. In the cafe, she was just another person with a particular way of communicating and the added skill of describing things in great detail, straight from memory, in the outside world, she would be labelled as “handicapped” Continue reading

Freebies! Avatars for your use

I’d been planning to post this since forever! please feel free to make use of these when and where you want. Huge points for whoever recognises the game characters.

Happy to take requests as well just hola.

Thanks!