You can’t step twice into the same river. Fast flowing river with boulders; source: Photo by kazuend on Unsplash Plato popularized this idea of not being able to step twice in the same river in his dialogue with Cratylus (link opens in new tab), which he attributed to Heraclitus. Over the millennia, we've boiled this … Continue reading Thriving in a VUCA World
Category: Design Process
Progress over perfection
Loved this article from Melody Wilding, LMSW on how to stop overthinking As designers, we're trained and pride ourselves on getting tight with the details. We love building it right. Perfectionism is so satisfying. As we grow in our practice and careers, others expect us to go beyond that, to get out from under the … Continue reading Progress over perfection
How might we convince stakeholders to invest in design?
I was asked this question today: how might we convince stakeholders to invest in design? What a beautifully rich question! It inspired me to put down a few thoughts. To "convince" people to solve problems we want to solve, we'd need to bring them to a shared understanding of the problems. Investing in anything requires … Continue reading How might we convince stakeholders to invest in design?