Yes. Ego is one of the biggest blockers facing progress in design. Ego is what is preventing industry figures with skin in the game with regards to processes, techniques, and tools from accepting new and better ideas from replacing their piece of fame.
I’m vibing with this entire article right now. Recently, I’ve noticed people “overtaking” me and the things I want to achieve in my business. This month, I’ve just focused on creating content, adding value and driving myself forward. Instead of compare, I create. Thanks for this nudge, Tobias :)
[One of the more technical (and optional) chapters, at the end of Skin of the Game]
Rory Sutherland claims that the real function for swimming pools is allowing the middle class to sit around in bathing suits without looking ridiculous…