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Were you ever in a situation where you felt like your expertise and judgement were overruled by a stakeholder who knew little about design?

Did you ever feel like an accessory to the project? Someone who just tags along?

I think that we’ve all been in this situation at some point in our careers and it can be frustrating, you might feel trapped.

So, how do we end up there in the first place?

Usually, this kind of situations happen with our stakeholders who are non-designers and whose expertise resides in a different area.

But I’ve found along the way that most of the issues or concerns that our stakeholders bring to our attention are often just a matter of misunderstanding or miscommunication. …

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Mirela Ignat

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