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Want To Learn About UX? Create Your Own Product.

By: Sarah Doody // Get my weekly UX newsletter

Here’s my big tip of the week … if you want to learn about UX then create your own product.

Yes, I know many of you work on other people’s products — maybe you’re at a big company or, maybe you’re at an emerging startup. And yes, I’m sure you put a lot of careful thought into what you do. But I honestly believe it’s totally different when you are working on your product.

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How To Execute On The Things That Actually Matter

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On 08, Feb 2017 | No Comments | In Career, User Experience | By Sarah Doody

Congrats on making it through the first month of the year. I find it’s always challenging getting back into the rhythm of work. Everyone is so ambitious at the beginning of the year. The risk with this ambition is that everyone gets excited by the big picture, but fails to execute on the things that actually matter.

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How I Prototyped My YouTube Channel

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On 25, Jan 2017 | No Comments | In User Experience, video | By Sarah Doody

Thanks so much for checking out my new YouTube channel last week, I can’t believe we’re already over 125 subscribers. I’ll take this as an indication that you like these videos. I have a lot of reader questions in a queue and I’ll be answering them in some upcoming videos.

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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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A Few Of My Highlights From 2016

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On 12, Dec 2016 | No Comments | In Personal, User Experience | By Sarah Doody

As the end of the year approaches, I always like to take a quick little inventory of everything that I was able to accomplish. I like to do this because it’s easy to forget about everything we do throughout a year.

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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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Why You Need To Justify A Product Is Needed…And Then Prove It

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About 7 years ago I was working at a startup. I was one million percent sucked into the excitement of it all. So much so that we failed to truly validate our idea. As you can guess, this didn’t end very well. We raised money, got some users, and I learned a ton.
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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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