back to work burnout Jennifer Leahy culture

I’ve been noticing an onslaught of leadership articles around how to lead and coach a team “back” to work as we emerge from lockdown.  The reality is we never moved away from work. In fact, I would argue that our team couldn’t have worked any harder over the last 15 months. Did we do it…

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Newsletter Tips Smarter Resources

We’re kidding, of course. If you’re reading this blog, then surely you’re smart and interesting. You’re probably stylish and good-looking too, but that’s a post for another time. It’s been said leaders are readers. Let’s bulk up that platitude. Earners are learners. Makers are intakers. Creators are ruminators.* Okay, enough bad rhyming. You get the…

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UX mobile app design dragon army

The difference is in the details. If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard this oft-repeated phrase, I could treat myself to a nice dinner (if it weren’t for the fact that I’d owe twice as much for saying it myself). It’s popular because it’s true.  Getting the details right is at the…

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UX UI Specialist Generalist Dragon Army

How your organization can take advantage of UX specialists and generalists to create user-friendly products. User Experience (UX) is a relatively young field. (Is it still fair to say that? I think yes, but I’m also convinced that 1990 was only 10 years ago.) When I first entered the field, UX was a small community…

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MLK 2021 Diversity

Thinking about our enduring commitment to Celebrate Diversity as we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021. This evergreen statement is a repost. While we have made slight updates, it is as true today as when our founder, Jeff Hilimire, wrote it years ago. MLK Day 2021 is 58 years since Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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