You can’t manage someone’s performance; you can only help them manage it themselves

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The reality that your design program hasn’t taught you.

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Yes, the process is important, but you’ll rarely follow the “full” design flow


You too can have

Two apps that boost my effectiveness as a colleague and leader

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Meeter


“Empires do not suffer emptiness of purpose at the time of their creation. It is when they have become established that aims are lost and replaced by vague ritual.”

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BEAT YOUR ANXIETY

Strategies from a true story with a happy ending.

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Alex Jones

I lead multi-disciplinary, globally distributed teams that craft remarkable products for millions of people. I start fires (the good kind).

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