One of the laws of stress

I think about stress a lot. I learned yesterday about an interesting study conducted in 1908 related to the application of stress and the affect on productivity, a study that is still impacting how organizations view worker productivity today. Robert M. Yerkes and John Dodson conducted an experiment with a box. The box had set …

I’m going for an MBA

Well, here we go. Why would a designer get an MBA? Early in my design career, I was the only interaction designer at a burgeoning ecommerce startup. I found myself pushing pixels around my computer screen after hours in the latest of a string of late nights. I was in the process of transforming our …

A Design Practice

Over the course of my career, a framework has started to come into view for a establishing or augmenting a design practice. The framework has three key ingredients: Craft: What do you do? Infrastructure: What do you use to do it? Personal Growth: What are you getting out of it? Attention to these three areas …