“The stuff you get up and do every day that is as natural to you as breathing? There are thousands of people who want to know about that.” — Kristina Halvorson, author of Content Strategy for the Web, CEO of Brain Traffic, and founder of Confab Events
When you master something, it’s easy to move on without reflecting on how you mastered it. Part of the reason is that acknowledging our own ignorance often makes us feel ashamed, like we’re at a fancy dinner party and we don’t want anyone to notice that we have literally no idea which fork to use.
A much better audience to write a talk or article for? Past you. You know, the person who didn’t know a damn thing about this topic. The person who stared at a problem with no idea how to start solving it. You… before you figured this shit out.
is triggered to complete a design, we can do little to change their motivation, but we can do so much through design systems to improve thei…rganization. For Noah, Behavior = Motivation * Ability * Trigger. When somebody on your team is triggered to complete a design, we can do little to change their motivation, but we can do so much through design systems to improve their ability. The end result is behavior that produces a more consistent, proven design so much faster.