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Listening is the Willingness to Change

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Listening is one of the most powerful things we can do.  It is also very challenging.  It seems strange that it is difficult. But it is……

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast: Tips for Developing Talent in Your Organization

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Legend has it that the late management guru, Peter Drucker, said: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It doesn’t appear in any of his 39 books,…

Great Companies

Posted in Brand, Brand Experience, Business Strategy, Customer Experience, and Leadership

Great companies attract and retain great people. Great people create great products and services. Great products and services attract and retain great customers. Great customers…

OKR – Objectives and Key Results

Posted in Business Strategy, and Leadership

Objectives and Key Results (OKR) is a framework that helps organizations prioritize, align, focus and measure the outcome of the work they do and communicate…

Guidelines for Using Modal Dialogs

Posted in Experience Design

A dialog (or dialogue) refers to a conversation between two people. In user interfaces, a dialog is a “conversation” between the system and the people…

Study Shows Why Certain Companies are More Productive and Profitable

Posted in Business Strategy, and Leadership

Companies like Apple, Netflix, Google, and Dell are 40% more productive than the average company and have profit margins that are 30%-50% higher than industry…

MVP is Not Simply a Release

Posted in Agile, Design, Innovation, and Lean

A common misconception is that a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) consists of the minimum set of features deemed necessary for a working software product, with…

More Form Design Guidelines

Posted in Design, Experience Design, and Technology

We cannot get away from digital forms. They are everywhere – at work, home, banks, grocery stores, coffee shops, food trucks, kiosks, mobile apps, everywhere.…

Moving From “I Can’t” to “What if”

Posted in Design Thinking, Innovation, and Leadership

In Mona Patel’s TED Talk, SeeProblems as Opportunity, she explains how to shift your attitude from “ICan’t” to “I Can” by asking yourself “What if?”…

Tree Testing

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Tree testing is a usability technique for evaluating the findability of topics. A tree test evaluates a hierarchical category structure or tree. Tree testing is done…

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