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Stop Trying So Hard & Trust The Process

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Something’s been on my mind for a while …

Many people email and ask me on Twitter about whether or not they’ll ever like they “know their stuff” when it comes to their role as a designer.

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Create Your Own Product To Learn More About UX

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One question I get asked all the time is, “how do I learn more about UX?” I feel like a broken record sometimes, but I’ll keep saying it … there are problems all around us!!

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Why You Need To Slow Down To Speed Up

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On 15, Mar 2017 | No Comments | In Business, Everyday UX | By Sarah Doody

I’m back in NYC after spending some time out in Los Angeles. I got invited to go to a great business event and here’s the big lesson I took away from it …

Sometimes you need to slow down to speed up.

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Want To Learn To Be A More Effective & Confident Communicator?

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Recently someone asked me a great question …

“What skills have been most influential in my career as a UX designer and entrepreneur?”

And without a doubt, I said, “becoming a more confident communicator”.

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Learn More About UX In 2017

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Welcome to 2017!!!

A big thank you to everyone who took the time to fill out my UX Notebook reader survey before the holidays. I’m still going through all the responses, but you’ve given me a lot of great ideas.

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3 UX Ideas To Implement Before The End Of The Year

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A few weeks ago I gave you a two-month countdown to the end of the year. As the end of the year approaches, it’s easy to get frustrated and focus on what you didn’t do this year. But don’t focus on those things.

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Don’t Chase The Shiny Penny; Have An End Game

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On 16, Nov 2016 | No Comments | In Career, Everyday UX, Life | By Sarah Doody

Last week I gave you a two month wake up call. What did you decide to tackle before the end of the year? What projects or tasks have you been putting off? Don’t try and do everything you hoped to do in 2016. Start small. This week, choose just one thing you could focus on for the rest of November and try to make it happen.

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Consider This Your Two-Month Wake Up Call

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On 09, Nov 2016 | No Comments | In Career, Everyday UX, Life | By Sarah Doody

I have a challenge for you this week. We have two months left in the year. Now, think back to the beginning of the year and try to remember all the things you said you were going to do, whether for work or pleasure. The purpose of this isn’t to depress you as you think about everything you didn’t do!! Instead, consider this your two-month wake up call.

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The Value Of Getting A Second Opinion And Fresh Eyes

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On 31, Oct 2016 | No Comments | In Design, Everyday UX | By Sarah Doody

As some of you know, I’ve been training for the NYC marathon on Sunday, November 6.

The day before I recently flew to London, I had to run 22 miles – the last “long run” that is a part of my training plan. But, towards mile 18 my knee started to hurt. I just kept running and figured it wouldn’t do much harm. Well, was I wrong!!

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Not Creating Technology For The Sake Of Technology

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On 26, Oct 2016 | No Comments | In Everyday UX, Technology | By Sarah Doody

Last week I ran a workshop at Interact 2016 about User Research (similar to my research course, but shorter) and then on Wednesday I spoke about the future of technology, how we’ll use anticipatory design, and why we need to balance the line between anticipation and automation in design.

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