Notes tagged: Lessons learned

Try everything

A design problem that I initially didn’t think was solvable until I actually tried to solve it.
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Good challenges vs. bad challenges (Etsy last lecture)

My Last Lecture at Etsy where I reflect on different challenges I encountered, and determining whether they were the “good” or “bad” kind of challenging.
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Starting every day at zero

At my very first job, every employee had to take the Strengthsfinder quiz. The quiz is a series of statements that you agree or disagree with, and at...
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On crying at work, and that time it got to be too much to handle.
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This week the project that I had been working on for the past nine months launched to an open prototype. It was a huge undertaking. It may be...
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What blameless really means

On blamelessness and applying it to yourself, too.
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Emoji embroidery: a post-mortem

On Thursday night, my emoji embroidery was part of the first-ever emoji pop-up market at Eyebeam Art+Technology Center in Chelsea. I had no idea what I was doing...
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