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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 279: Managing Personal Knowledge with Jorge Arango

What are the three principles of taking and managing notes? Our guest today is Jorge Arango, an information architect, author, and educator. You’ll learn about the evolution of knowledge management tools, how digital note-taking systems have extended our capabilities, why you should choose the right tools for different types of notes, 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 275: Design for Learning with Jenae Cohn

What should you consider when designing a learning process? Our guest today is Jenae Cohn, the author of Design for Learning. You’ll learn the motivation behind writing the book, how to choose the right format for your training, what interaction formats work best for different group sizes, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 274: Research Ops with Kate Towsey

How can we better support research teams? Our guest today is Kate Towsey, research ops guru and the author of Research That Scales. You’ll learn when it’s time to invest in research ops, how to scale research teams, what library science can contribute to the field, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 273: Publishing Options for Design Books with Louis Rosenfeld

What publishing options are available to first-time authors writing about design? Our guest today is Louis Rosenfeld, founder of Rosenfeld Media and co-author of multiple books on information architecture. You’ll learn about his motivation for establishing his publishing company, how they help book authors develop their ideas, how compensation works in different publishing scenarios, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 267: Content Testing with Erica Jorgensen

How can content testing save you time down the road? Our guest today is Erica Jorgensen, author of Strategic Content Design. You’ll learn how to approach content testing, what exactly you should test, why your test audience matters, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 261: Storytelling in Marketing with Rebecca L. Weber

How can storytelling help us achieve marketing goals? Our guest today is Rebecca L. Weber, a journalist and writing coach. You’ll learn how to use stories in different situations, why you should keep an idea bank, tips for overcoming the anxiety over writing, and more.
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UI Breakfast Podcast. Episode 256: The Business of UX Writing with Yael Ben-David

As UX writers, how can we go above and beyond to increase our business impact? Our guest today is Yael Ben-David, and author of The Business of UX Writing. You’ll learn about the top challenges in UX writing, the “five letter” framework, Yael’s writing philosophy, 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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