1. Set the context.
2. Clarify the scope.
3. Share journeys, not moments.
4. Make it tangible.
5. Prototype immediately.
2. Zoom in. Zoom out.
3. Be lavish in your praise.
The thing that really stuck out for me was the method of critiquing work.
Set the scene:
This is what we are here to critique (ie. Don’t bring up the font choice if we are looking at the UX flow)
Start with what you like about the design.
Then add some critique with reasoning for your thougths.
Then finish with another positive.
Let the designer feel positive about the their work with some actionable insights to consider / work on.
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An idea needs group buy-in when working in a corporation.
Your idea is simply using the lens of what’s important to you and applying it to the opportunity you see.
As a means of research – and getting buy-in, why not ask others about the lens through which they see this opportunity and what’s important about it to them? Create a rising tide of support for the project and help move it along.
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