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I recently finished reading one of the best books I’ve read this year. It’s Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.

Jordan Peterson is a clinical psychologist who teaches psychology at the University of Toronto.

The book is not as an easy read, but it’s well written…


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Working on your hard skills is not enough.

I know, it sounds a bit harsh — especially if you already spent a lot of time perfecting your research skills, or getting those prototype transitions to the “wow” level.

So if you’re looking for actual design tips in this article, you…


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Exhausted from being three hours into a four-hour meeting, my patience started wavering. I turned to Jak, the CEO who less than three months ago welcomed me on board at Habu, and said:

Me: “Jak, are you excited about the vision we’ve put together so far?”

Jak: “Well, is it…


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Your mind produces thoughts like your heart produces beats

Pretty powerful, isn’t it? …


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After many months of not seeing my family, I’m finally sat down to have dinner with them. I’m still trying to explain to my grandmother what the hell a Product Designer does. If you have a similar job, you probably know that’s no easy feat. There’s a good number of…


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While at my last job I loved commuting to work, my two-hour drive was one of the best parts of the day.

If this makes you go like: “Are you nuts?” or like “What are you talking about?” I understand. If I asked any of my friends or colleagues about…


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Disclaimer: you don’t have to be a singer (or a rockstar) to follow these tips.

In the summer of two years ago, I gave one of the shittiest design presentations I could ever give.

I got nervous, I didn’t know what to say, I hated it, and I thought I…


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This is the final episode of a 3 episode series on emotional intelligence.

In the previous episodes, I talked about empathy and intuition, essential traits to have as part of our emotional intelligence. …


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This is episode 2 of a 3 episode series on emotional intelligence.

In the previous episode, I talked about what emotional intelligence is, how empathy should be treated as a skill, and how to practice it.

Today, I want to talk about intuition: what it is, how it plays a…


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On Valentine’s day — like on any other normal day — I asked my fiancée about how her day went.

She’s transitioning careers from nursery teaching to web development, and it’s fair to say she’s a bit intolerant to her current job situation. While she’s building up the skills and…

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