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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 280: User Interviewing Techniques with Steve Portigal

Ready to learn tricks of the trade from professional user researchers? Our guest today is Steve Portigal, user research consultant and author of Interviewing Users. You’ll learn how to prepare for a user interview, what your interview guide should contain, behavior cues to look out for, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 276: Customer Satisfaction with Debbie Levitt

How do you measure customer satisfaction in a complex customer journey? Our guest today is Debbie Levitt, “The Mary Poppins of UX and CX” and author of Customers Know You Suck. You’ll learn how customer satisfaction relates to customer loyalty, why you should measure satisfaction qualitatively and quantitatively, how you can better capture and understand customer frustration, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 266: Driving Change with Maria Giudice

How can designers show up as changemakers? Our guest today is Maria Giudice, founder, executive coach, and co-author of Changemakers. You’ll learn about the inspiration behind the book, the different foundations for success when trying to drive change, potential roadblocks, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 254: Learning to Build with Bob Moesta

What essential skills should innovators and entrepreneurs have? Our guest today is Bob Moesta, one of the co-architects of the Jobs to Be Done framework and author of Learning to Build. You’ll learn about the five learnable skills highlighted in his book, his perspective on compromise, why it’s important to understand the progress that people are trying to make, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 250: The Laws of Creativity with Joey Cofone

Designers or not, we practice creativity every day. What are some of the laws that govern creativity? Our guest today is Joey Cofone, founder of Baron Fig. You’ll learn about his decade-long journey of writing the book, his advice for storytelling, why you should care about creativity, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 249: Slow Design with Pree Kolari

What does “slow design” mean for us, practitioners? Our guest today is Pree Kolari, VP of design at Klaviyo. You’ll learn about the three thesis statements of slow design, why design is important in building long-term relationships, how to build a remarkable product, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 248: Mapping Conversations with Rebecca Evanhoe

These days, you can talk with the digital things around you, like voice assistants and chatbots. How are these experiences designed? Our guest today is Rebecca Evanhoe, co-author of Conversations with Things. You’ll learn about the four pillars of conversational design, what prototyping looks like for this field, how to develop a personality for your voice application, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 247: Self-audit for Designers with Rajeev Subramanian

How can a self-audit help you move forward in your design career? Our guest today is Rajeev Subramanian, founder of Shift UX. You’ll learn about the three stages of doing a self-audit, why it’s important to lean into a specific niche, how this process can help inform your job search strategies, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 243: Orchestrating Customer Experience with Gene Lee

What is customer experience, and why does it involve a multi-disciplinary team? Our guest today is Gene Lee, the Chief Experience Officer at Mailchimp. You’ll learn about the “bookends” and curating touchpoints in the customer journey, conducting experience reviews, using Voice of the Customer data to prioritize roadmaps, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 242: Introducing Fun Into Your Work with Rafa Conde

Portrait of Rafa Conde

How do we bring fun into our work and design? Our guest today is Rafa Conde, founding designer at Along Video. You’ll learn strategies on how to design freely within bounds, elements of design that contribute to delight, tips on how to manage time with the goal of enjoyment, and more.
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