Atomic Essays

Atomic Essays

Opinionated, shortform narrative writting
Write first, present later

Write first, present later

Writing first and presenting later is one of the best pieces of advice I get in my career.
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The best ideas haven’t been created yet.

The best ideas haven’t been created yet.

There are always better ideas. Many people think all the ideas were already created. But here are some examples that
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I was laid off, here are some thoughts

I was laid off, here are some thoughts

On this page Well, I got laid off. This is the first time I have left a company without intention,
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🍓 4 User Research Lessons for Beginner Product Designers

🍓 4 User Research Lessons for Beginner Product Designers

Personal reflection after doing the first usability testing abroad.
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🍓 Keep track of any habit inside your Obsidian

🍓 Keep track of any habit inside your Obsidian

Do you know that you can create your own 🌱 The Seinfeld strategy — Don’t break the chain inside Obsidian to
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Find a way to raise your voice

Find a way to raise your voice

Today I have a tough conversation with my head of product design. Yes, it’s about the performance review.
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The day I become a better designer

The day I become a better designer

The day I become a better design is the day I start writing.
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A complete guide for Lottie animation with GatsbyJS

A complete guide for Lottie animation with GatsbyJS

Lottie animation is easier than you think. In this post, we will create a Lottie animation, from After Effect to prototype to export handover files for developers.
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Systems vs Goals

Systems vs Goals

I’m always failed at exercising regularly. It usually starts with passion, the first week is awesome and motivated. But the next week, it becomes less and less.
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Essential skills for product designers

Essential skills for product designers

For designers, only good design skill doesn’t guarantee success. We need more skills to be better and succeed in your career.
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Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success

Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success

I’m reading ‘How to fail at almost everything and still win big’ by Scott Adam. There's one idea that enlightens me and I think everyone should know about it.
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You’re saying sorry too much

You’re saying sorry too much

Saying sorry is a good habit, but saying it too much is the contrast. Sometimes, we apologize too much and it affects your presence. Replace sorry with a better phrase will make your ideas more compelling and show up stronger.
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To be a good designer

To be a good designer

One of the biggest lessons I learned this year is the power of confidence, for a designer.
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Things I wish I knew when I started designing

Things I wish I knew when I started designing

5 years in the design field is not too long. But it gives me many lessons that if I knew about it before, it will be a better designer than I am today.
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Get a job as a product designer whithout going to design school

Get a job as a product designer whithout going to design school

I got my job as a designer without going to design school. This is a guide to teach yourself design.
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Generalist vs Specialist

Generalist vs Specialist

When you hire a person to solve a problem. Do you want to hire a person who knows many things or a person who great dept in one thing?
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Designer’s guide for designing for performance

Designer’s guide for designing for performance

Performance is a shared responsibility and everyone on your team impacts it. Considering performance when making design decisions will have an enormous impact on your users.
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The function of beauty

The function of beauty

We got so carried away with the idea of functionality, we lost sight of who we were designing for in the first place, humans
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Keep a hero file and steal like an artist

Keep a hero file and steal like an artist

How to find your own design style at the early stage of your design career.
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Best chapters and lessons from “Sapien, a brief history of humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari

Best chapters and lessons from “Sapien, a brief history of humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari

A look at the history of humankind from a very new perspective, and surprised.
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Lessons from the movie “Schindler’s List” by Steven Spielberg

Lessons from the movie “Schindler’s List” by Steven Spielberg

Everything I learned I learned from the movies.
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In a digital world, don’t forget to use your digits

In a digital world, don’t forget to use your digits

Don’t let cool digital tools and the noisy world bury your creativity.
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The secret of writing

The secret of writing

What’s the primary purpose of your headline, your graphic, your font, and any other part of the writing?
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2019 Year in review

End of a decade, the 2010s, the new one is coming, 2020s. What had passed last year?
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