Be nice. Or else.
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A user is someone who consumes without pleasure and delight.
-- love this line from the show. The whole episode is really good.
♥ Yes! ♥
Too often, when I'm making something new, I'm thinking about how I feel:
"I hope my peers like this"
"I worked so hard on this; it better get a good response"
But this is the wrong way to think.
It's not about us.
It's all about the people we're serving through our design. It's about them. And there's only one reason people use products: to make their lives better.
When I look at product design through this lens, everything becomes a lot more clear.
(You can watch the full video here)
Hey Spencer! I'm a big fan of Coach. Love the recent profile redesign.
My question – how did you (as a non-technical founder) come to appreciate design? Why is it important to you?
Marie Poulin is amazing!! Every time I've talked to her she's so grounded. Love her advice.
It reminds me of the philosophy and spirit of Satan's Coffee in Barcelona, Spain.
Apparently they're open. Camille says they get the vote for best coffee shop in Denver!
Hahaha. You couldn't event read the third sentence?
Work smarter. Work harder. Be more productive.
These are the mantras we follow while doing creative work, but sometimes they accomplish the opposite of what we want.
His point is that everyone says "work smarter, harder, be more productive." He's advocating a different approach.