10 Lessons Learned From a
Decade of Leading a UX Design Company
The learning never stop
Even after all these years, we’re still learning more and more about the
The people you hire make the company
As cliched as this may sound, stellar resources do form the foundation of a successful company.
The most worthy clients aren’t always the best one
What fun is it when you get to work with someone whose sensibilities and aesthetics match yours, point to point?
Saying ‘no’/ offering pushbacks is easier said than done
Seeing as we are on the topic of conflicts making you better and such, here’s a little heads-up. Standing up for your design can be difficult, but has to be done.
Great products don’t sell by themselve
You speak about your work and your work will speak for you. Never underestimate the power of networking and promotion.
Picking up a niche has been the best and most rewarding decision
Yes, more the services offered, the better the chances of gaining clients. And, the more the clients, more the moolah.
Reputation is the most valuable asset in the business of design
There may be temptations galore to take shortcuts or skimping over the details.
Design Thinking is truly a way of life
Resist the temptation to jump to a solution the moment you hear a problem.
Longevity gives you an unprecedented advantage
No matter how intense the situation may be, ensure that you do all it takes to survive.
Your culture is not what you put up on walls and website
The company’s true culture is revealed by how the leaders make decisions and respond to testing situations.