How to design: 7 principles

  1. Approach each problem with a beginner’s mindset.
  2. Compare multiple solutions before committing.
  3. Prototype to build understanding.
  4. Discard ideas without ego.
  5. Validate in the real world.
  6. Follow through with relentless attention to detail.
  7. And always, always, always: Do work with meaning.

Jake Knapp is the author of SPRINT, coming March 8 from Simon & Schuster. Pre-order now.

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