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    Past Issues

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    AI & humanity

    What I rely on AI for—and what I don’t.

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    The free part of “full price or free”

    Don’t be afraid of free work, but do make sure there’s something in it for you.

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    Full price or free

    There are only two right answers for the price of a project.

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    I’ll match your effort

    How to help without doing the work.

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    The work always wins

    How to take charge of any meeting.

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    How to be a hands-on leader even though you know you shouldn’t but you will be anyway

    Let them finish.

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    One fundamental decision

    The job of a consultant.

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    Deliver value every week

    The simple process I use on every project.

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    Quotes from Kinference

    Lingering lessons.

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    Coming up at Design System University

    A sneak peek at a new company’s roadmap.

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    Leaving room for creativity in design system work

    The 80/20 rule in practice.

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    Should you work in design systems?

    Dive in or steer clear?

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    Making a great offer—and the search for Indi

    Maximizing the value to ask ratio.

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    Mentoring vs. coaching vs. directing vs. modeling

    Being intentional about learning.

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    Designing a landing page in 30 minutes for $10k

    Could you do it?

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    Choosing between two good options

    Consulting my version of a magic 8-ball.

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    The second mountain

    Preparing for a new journey.

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    The danger of “whaddya think?”

    Doing better presentations.

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    My daily recap template

    Encoding the day for better closure.

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    A simple framework for building trust

    Examples for personal and business relationships.

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    What is a Design System? 6 Different Types of Design Systems

    Being more inclusive about defining design systems.

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    7 brutal truths for accelerating your product design career growth

    A special guest issue from Tom Geoco.

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    Utilitarianism in design systems

    Lessons about design systems from moral philosophy.

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    Beautifully composed

    Finding refined frames in film.

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    Too many comps

    Save days of work with one small change.

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    Starting a rebrand

    Surrounding myself with source material.

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    Thank you

    I appreciate your time and attention!

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    The hidden gems of design systems

    You gotta dig to find them.

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    Nervcited for what’s next

    I shut down SuperFriendly, the agency I’ve run for 10 years.

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    Getting Design System Buy-In

    Three easy steps.

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    The real value of design tokens

    They’re much more than spicy variables.

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    Good design debt vs. bad design debt in design systems

    Stop wasting time trying to avoid debt.

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    80/20 for your design system

    With design systems, less can be much more.

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    What’s better than a big design system?

    A small design system.

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    Design System Connection Problems

    Component are the least important part. How they’re connected to each other is the key.

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    Just a phase

    Four phases of how I’ve run SuperFriendly… and the new phase 5.

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    I’m a teacher

    Teachers gon teach. A sneak peek of my new website

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    This is who I am. Who are you?

    Do more of what you love… but what do you love?