Donâ€™t give up. Donâ€™t let yourself be convinced that this is just the way it has to be. Donâ€™t stop asking questions. Do ask for what you need to do the job well. Do trust your instincts and your experience. Pay attention to red flags. Work with people who care. Conduct experiments. Donâ€™t take yourself… Continue reading Donâ€™t give up.
I posted a note on Twitter earlier today about a friend of mine who calls himself (at my suggestion, having worked with him and knowing his skill set and interest) a UX Developer. Several people suggested in response that a UX Developer was not really a thing and that the term was either pigeonholing, unnecessary,… Continue reading What is a UX Developer and are they really a thing?
As we’re getting into the tail end of the year it’s become apparent to me that one of my themes for this year has been mentoring. This year, I’ve been doing a bit of mentoring. Quite a number of my commercial assignments have had a mentoring ‘skew’ to them – rather than project work, my… Continue reading Some thoughts on mentoring
I spent a few hours last night beating myself up for letting my HTML and CSS skills get so rusty that I now need to dedicate a significant amount of time getting myself back up to date in order to be able to do a halfway decent job of coding my own prototypes. I frequently… Continue reading What’s your T-shape?