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It is important that as a parent. You shouldn’t feel bad about not being productive as before.

Now you’re spending those hours on the most important project of your life. 🙂

For the ones that use a task management app. But also an agile project management one at work.

Do you just use your own for personal / side project tasks or you also duplicate the ones from work too?

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A content framework that works:

Tweet about stuff that’s obvious to your peers but can be life changing to your younger self from 3-4 years ago

There are millions of people who could benefit from your unique perspective, wisdom & encouragement

Be a spark for others ⚡️

Spot on! I want to be more active but I tend to wait for that “right tweet” that never shows up and end up thinking that I would never be able to share that much quantity and quality like many.

This advice is a great first step. Thank you.

How painful it is to do email signatures that don’t suck.

Personally I will go with text only but I’m not the client 🙃

I picked up again the design for my new site after working in some shortcuts for the site too.

But right away I started so see little details that I wanted to change, I know I should focus more on just do enough to ship it but as a designer. It is hard man 😩

It should be a red flag if you get very bored when you can’t use Facebook, Instagram or WhatsApp for a few hours or a day.

I can control bigger guys with years of experience in the ground. But my harder rounds are with my 1 year old when trying to change his diaper 🙆🏻‍♂️

There’s no training that will ever get you ready for that kind of battles.

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Is just me or does anyone else find it hard to pay attention to podcasts and audiobooks.

I just drift off 🤦‍♂️

Me too. Podcasts only when driving and I stopped with audiobooks, I was feeling good about myself with all the books I was finishing. But I was just retaining few ideas from each one. I also forget when reading but at least I’m making notes and highlights along the way.

People that put “Lead designer” in their signatures when they’re the only designer in the company.

If they’re so focus on labels they should use “THE designer” looks cooler and is actually true.

Is awesome when your work is recognized. It should happen in most if not all companies, but it isn’t. I’m so grateful that I am in one that they do, and very often. 🥰

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This week, we recall our most recent “wow” moments with the products in our lives. What are yours? In The Sidebar, we talk about different loading state strategies and their impact on the user experience.

🎙 https://t.co/fWMLlr8BbZ https://t.co/DnaheyeWtx

I think the last one was while using FigJam, so many great features like adding components.

I’m currently using it to run a design sprint and is working great! More fun and flexible than Mural or Miro in my opinion.

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People (myself included), only share the end result, but never the countless revisions and terrible concepts it took them to get there. Don't doubt yourself thinking everyone else gets it right the first time but you. You're doing just fine.

💯 It gets easier with time knowing that is not from idea to a perfection dribbble-like result. I’ve been thinking in creating a small side project showing and talking about those ugly first versions and the progression in designers 🤔

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My challenge: - Sometimes I'm super organized (e.g. collecting feedback, turning it into actionable changes in my product, etc.) - However, I tend to lose consistency with this, over time. Can you help me? What can I do to become more consistent with the things I should do?

I’m in the same situation, I lose track and throw any excuse to make me feel a little better. Something that I’m trying is starting small and make the steps easier to do. “Atomic habits”

Seen the design engineer role being used recently. It’s what I’ve been doing for years now. I don’t sit at the middle but make it part of the design process. Maybe is hard to do that in big companies. I guess my fav position is designer in a startup 🤷🏻‍♂️

https://t.co/9fmLuXmzDq

Doesn’t matter how long I’ve been doing it. I still sometimes get so excited about a specific design idea that I want to jump on the details. But then I get crushed when I remember about other device sizes. 😭

Looks like I’m going to wait till iPhone 14. My 11 pro still works great, not really impressed with these new updates. #AppleEvent

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Somebody should release a dynamic “Cerro de la Silla” dynamic wall paper in time for the release of macOS “Monterrey”.

That’s actually a good idea, I will if I can find a free HQ photo of my beloved “Cerro de la Silla” to work with.

Pleasantly surprised of the changes and updates of @frctl it’s been awhile since I used.

Super useful and easy to use.