If you think about startup like a triathlon, rather than a marathon, you may have a different perspective. Accept that each phase requires different skillsets and mindsets. And the transitions are awkward, but they count. If a team goes from one phase to another and they don’t notice, it’s like trying to swim on a bike. Not so good. After all, only those that can execute all three phases can complete a race.
This is an amazing experiment for a designer to do, maybe I’ll do this with an app I frequently use down the road. Thanks for the inspiration!
Some food for thought:
I’m still not sold on the concept of moving the stories into the messages feature. As a user it wouldn’t be intuitive to go to a…