Journal

I sometimes jot down my thoughts on things ranging from design, technology and life in general.

Remote: No Office Required
In thirty years’ time people are going to look back and wonder why offices ever existed.
13 Apr 2020
October 2019 stats
The end of the year has snuck up on me, so it's time to measure and focus on my goals.
01 Nov 2019
Uber Design: 77 Things
A design-forward, aesthetic exploration of some core principles of design.
05 Aug 2019
Meeting Warm Up Games
Heading to a meeting, I've started running short games to help break the ice and get the creative juices flowing.
05 Apr 2019
Full Stack Anxiety
I’m a designer, so I should probably learn responsive patterns, methods for remote user testing, Sketch, motion graphics, Framer, keep up to date with current design trends, and a million other things.
14 Oct 2018
Procrastination: It's pretty much all in the mind
To procrastinate or not, the answer may be down to differences in how our brains are wired, a study suggests.
01 Sep 2018
Learning How To Learn
Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects.
27 Aug 2018
Read The Warning Signs
You can tell a lot about your initial experience with a company.
31 Jul 2018
Elon Musk’s 6 Productivity Rules
Tesla employees were sent a memo, pledging a big push towards productivity as it gets production of its Model 3 car back on track.
21 Apr 2018
How 72andSunny practices optimism
Optimism isn’t a luxury, it’s a tool and a powerful weapon you can wield to shape things as you want them to be.
25 May 2017
Cloudbees Design Principles
Our design principles define the design direction going forward and helps convey our core beliefs to stakeholders.
09 May 2017
The $300 Million Button
Sometimes all you need is a little text change to save your business a lot of money.
03 May 2017
Brody.com Nightmode
As a fun weekend project, I implemented a Nightmode that kicks in between 6:00pm & 8:00am.
02 May 2017
A month off alcohol
I can already hear the jeers from friends, but having abstained for 4 week blocks in the past, I know there are plenty benefits to taking a break from the hard stuff.
01 May 2017
Reinventing Organizations
The book that has inspired organizations to take a radical leap and adopt a whole different set of management principles and practices.
15 Nov 2016
Trello Stickers
Jazz up your Trello board with these Sticker Sets
17 Jul 2016