Core Values in Product Management w/ Luke Bogus (PM, Microsoft)

Reading Understanding Our Core Values: An Exercise for Individuals and Teams by Colin Breck made me think of a good friend of mine, Luke Bogus, a champion of core values and passionate product leader heading to Microsoft as a Product Manager next fall. In this podcast, I ask Luke off-the-cuff about how he thinks about… Continue reading Core Values in Product Management w/ Luke Bogus (PM, Microsoft)

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Jony Ive’s Perception of Design & Art

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Jonathan Ive attends the front row for the Burberry Prorsum show on day 4 of London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2013 on September 17, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)

Art vs. Design. It’s a debate that will never be objectively resolved, but it fascinating to participate in regardless. An article by Miklos Philips about this debate (https://www.toptal.com/designers/creative-direction/art-vs-design) inspired me to consider how the best designers and artists in the world might weigh in. Listen as I explore Jony Ive’s possible perspective: https://anchor.fm/siscoe/episodes/Jong-Ives-Perception-of-Design-and-Art-epup0k

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“We have to accept human behavior the way it is, not the way we would wish it to be.”

Norman, Donald A.. The Design of Everyday Things (pp. 6-7). Basic Books. Kindle Edition. In Donald Norman’s “The Design of Everyday Things,” Norman beautifully articulates the distinction between seeing humans as rational vs. emotional decision-makers. Understanding humans as the imperfect beings that they are is the first step towards designing empathetically. In this brief (5-minute)… Continue reading “We have to accept human behavior the way it is, not the way we would wish it to be.”

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