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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 232: Designing Conversations with Daniel Stillman

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What frameworks can we use to guide better conversations? Our guest today is Daniel Stillman, conversation designer and executive coach. You’ll learn about several conversational modes, why it is important to have conversations with ourselves, how mentorship is different from coaching, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 231: Organizing Meetups with Jon Setzen

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How much work goes into organizing a successful meetup? Our guest today is Jon Setzen, creative director at Kandji and former host of CreativeMornings LA. You’ll learn how to handle meetup logistics, why great volunteers are essential, how to set speakers up for success, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 230: Design Systems for SaaS with Pek Pongpaet

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How can design systems help us build products more efficiently? Our guest today is Pek Pongpaet, founder of Impekable, an award-winning agency. You’ll learn the importance of design systems, why documentation for these systems is important, how to organize design components, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 229: Object-Oriented UX with Sophia Prater

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How can object-oriented UX help designers solve complex product problems? Our guest today is Sophia Prater, UX designer and coach specializing in OOUX. You’ll learn why object-oriented thinking is well-suited for design processes, how a shared vocabulary enables collaboration, practical mapping tips, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 228: Design Advisory with Brian Lovin

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Can designers make an impact as startup advisors instead of providing capital? Our guest is Brian Lovin, founder of Staff Design and product designer at GitHub. You’ll learn how Brian invests in companies with design expertise instead of capital, why design advisory is helpful to startups, lessons that Brian has learned in the process, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 227: Product Design Exercises with Artiom Dashinsky

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How can we leverage product design exercises in our hiring process? Our guest is Artiom Dashinsky, author of Solving Product Design Exercises and founder of Swag Fair. You’ll learn how to prepare for interviews as a designer, how to evaluate designers as a manager, tips for building your design portfolio, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 226: Building an Agency Brand with Massimo Zefferino

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How do you build an agency that lasts the test of time? Our guest is Massimo Zefferino, founder of zfactor — a 23-year-old brand strategy and design agency. You’ll learn some practical design tips, why “niching down” is important for growth, how having fun and staying true to your brand is crucial, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 225: Design for Non-Designers with Tracy Osborn

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Can you achieve a solid design for your products without a formal design background? Our guest is Tracy Osborn, author of “Hello Web Design” and Program Director at TinySeed. You’ll learn some of the business benefits of improving your design, how design frameworks can be valuable, how Tracy focuses her books for impact, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 224: Service Design with Eleni Stathoulis

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Today we talk about service design, a holistic approach to design that considers all involved stakeholders and processes. Our guest is Eleni Stathoulis, design director at Mad*Pow. You’ll learn about the design artifacts created in service design, how Eleni conducts research, real-world examples of service design in action, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 223: How to Market Yourself with Shawn “Swyx” Wang

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Today we talk about marketing yourself, both as a personal brand and at work. Our guest is Shawn “Swyx” Wang, an engineering thought leader and author of “The Coding Career Handbook.” You’ll learn several components of defining your brand, tips on expressing that brand in public, collateral and strategies that will help you at work, and more.
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