Call Their Baby Ugly and 4 Other Tips for Designing with CEO’s

Posted on November 22, 2010.

CEO’s can be a tough group to design for – after all, it’s their vision with which you are now entrusted. I've been fortunate enough throughout my career to work closely with several CEO's. From fledgling ideas to high-growth companies like TheLadders (where I’m the Director of User Experience), I’ve whiteboarded, wireframed and prototyped my … Continue reading Call Their Baby Ugly and 4 Other Tips for Designing with CEO’s

Can an existing org get real?

Posted on March 4, 2010.

I just finished reading @37Signals product design/development manifesto, "Getting Real." I came out on the other side of this read so full of energy -- motivated to go back to work in the morning, fire everyone except my favorite developer and product person (I'd do the design, natch) and set out to change the world … Continue reading Can an existing org get real?