Time for Change. NOW.

Time for Change. NOW.

I’ll admit up front that this is really a rant with no direction. But it’s something that’s been eating at me for the past week. And when anything sticks with me that long, I know there’s something that matters buried within.  So maybe this is nothing more than...
Why you didn’t get that UX job interview.

Why you didn’t get that UX job interview.

Let’s say I’m a recruiter — or a UX hiring manager — looking at your UX portfolio. If the story it’s telling looks and sounds like one I’ve already heard a thousand times before, I’m moving on. No matter how great the work lurking under your cover may be, my...
3 reasons most UI Design is pretty — but ineffective.

3 reasons most UI Design is pretty — but ineffective.

Even the best-looking UI design can still be nothing but an obstacle, an unusable collection of nice-looking elements. Everything a user sees onscreen does one of two things. Each element either: Illuminates the path to their desired outcome and helps them get there...
Introducing the MAKING UX WORK Podcast!

Introducing the MAKING UX WORK Podcast!

Hey friends! I wanted to let you know that I’ve just launched the inaugural episode of my new podcast, MAKING UX WORK — and you can listen to it right here. It’s a little different than most of what’s out there, because my guests aren’t the “rock stars” of UX,...