There’s a joke that goes around in our team.

What’s scarier than rogue or incorrect data?

Bad data visualization that complicates understanding and doesn’t add any value.

And just like any other joke, there is a dark undertone of truth in this statement. One might have loads of interesting data…

In the book Omoiyari: The Japanese Art of Compassion, Erin Longhurst gives fleeting glimpses of her relationship with her maternal grandfather. She remembers a tree in her ancestral home that was her grandfather’s favorite. Although that tree never bore fruit, her grandfather spent hours taking care of it- watering, pruning…

Ask designers what a CTA (Call to Action) is and they will say that it’s a button that allows users to perform an action. The action could be initiating a purchase, raising a complaint, downloading a brochure, contacting the customer service, or calling an emergency contact.

But, a CTA is…

One of my friends and mentor once shared the secret behind his success- I’ll always be grateful for my struggles and the criticism I received because if not for them, I would have never been where I am today.

When I asked him what kind of criticism– positive or negative–…

“Whoever invented meetings must have been a sadist. It must have taken a lot of thinking to come up with this sweet poison of an idea.” said one of my team members during one of our weekly brainstorming meetings. Within seconds, a riot of laughter erupted in the meeting room…

“The grass isn’t greener on the other side — it’s greener where you water it.”

I woke up to this WhatsApp message from a friend. At first I thought it’s a forwarded message, one of those that frictionlessly float around without any context or intent. …

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