The focus of each of these domains is to answer a different fundamental question about the product. The aim of Research is to answer why. Why do people have the problems we are trying to solve? Why would they or wouldn’t they use our solutions? Design is all about figuring out what we should build. It’s also about what we shouldn’t include, what the solution looks like and what the product does. Finally, Engineering is concerned with how we build the product.
Take one picture every day. Pictures have the curious effect that they increase in value with time. A picture with your friends today might not seem that special, but 20 years from now, it will be a treasure. So, start building your visual autobiography today. Take one picture every day and store them in an…
ebsites before diving into y…nt to be highly productive, you need to work for long stretches in deep, undisturbed focus(12). So, close your door, put your phone in ”do not disturb” mode, turn off notifications on your computer, and block distracting websites before diving into your work.
…5-second rule.” Whenever you have an impulse to act on a goal, physically move within five seconds. Introduce yourself, raise your hand, step into the cold shower, or do whatever else you need to do to get closer to your goal. But do it before your brain kills your good intentions with fear (9).