DesignOpinions

“Everybody out there working on their portfolio, nobody working on their personality.”

BusinessOpinions

“Success is a bad teacher. At best it validates what you already knew. At worst it can make you feel superior.”

DesignOpinions

“Great designers are never satisfied with anything. That’s their biggest asset and their most annoying feature.”

DesignOpinions

“The first thing you design is not going to be the best solution. But if you spend enough time polishing it, your brain will convince you it is. Try doing 50 sketches on paper before you open a design tool.”

DesignOpinions

“Designing in tech means solving the same problems over and over with new illustrations until you die.”

DesignOpinions

“Designers obsess over colors, shapes, grids, typography. But getting better at writing is the fastest way to become a better designer.”

DesignOpinions

“The secret of design: add more white space. That’s it. Have fun.”

CodeOpinions

“I was once nominated as Developer of the Year at a fairly prestigious award show. I can’t code. Just in case you are wondering how awards work.”

BusinessOpinions

“I’ve seen a lot of smart people think their way out of a great opportunity. Sometimes you need to take a leap of faith.”

BusinessOpinions

“I love when someone cancels a meeting same day. If you do this, don’t apologize, you are my favorite person for a few minutes.”

BusinessOpinions

“I like sending direct messages to someone I’m in a group video chat with and seeing their face as they react. This is the hidden joy of remote work.”

BusinessOpinions

“Building for accessibility from the start is easy and cheap. Fixing it later is complicated and expensive. Be smart. Do it from the start.”