🌱 Ask for quick sharing right after every user interview
Doing this will help you synthesize user research 2x faster.
🌱 📗 Whiteboard challenge Step-by-Step & Tips
Some companies will have a whiteboard design challenge. I will have one session next week. It will be a case
🌱 Building a product isn't about whether it can be built
But about if people need it.
Learning to code might be wise. I think everyone should learn to code nowadays.
📗 Interviewing & Rejection
Yesterday I had only one interview with a designer from a big crypto company.
The interviewer is very nice, kind,
🌱 Powerful life hacks for career, health, and relationship
Sahil Bloom is my greatest resource for learning. His newsletter and Twitter content always give me new and powerful lessons.
📨 Letter from Audience #01
I am Yurong, a product designer based in Singapore. I chanced upon your article on LinkedIn and when
📗 Chat with a recruiter from a 3D AI Startup
Today I will have two chats with HR. I did one this morning with E. Their product is innovative. Building
📗 An ex-colleague asked to refer me to a company
Today is Sunday. There’s no more reply from companies. But I have some chat next week. Around 4 chats
📗 One chat with HR and one more invite to chatting
Today is Friday, and there is no job that is in the interview yet. Most of the meetings are with
📗 Getting some replies from companies that I applied
Today I got some replies from some places that I applied: Viki Rakuten, and Coinhako.
I also applied to some
📗 The first official day to look for a job
Today is Wednesday. The first official day for me to look for a job.
Seems like not many companies are
🌱 Folders kill creativity
The folder structure defines specific content belonging to one category.
The content is stored in the same place, but they
📗 Much support from friends and LinkedIn people
Keith, my ex-head of design, sent me a message yesterday. He sent me a Job description from Google and a
🌱 Post Layoff Diary
Sharing my process of looking for new jobs after the layoff.
📗 A long one-hour call with a recruiter
This morning, I had a call with a recruiter from Neuron Mobility, it’s a company I didn’t know
🌱 Goodbye letter to Carousell Product Designers
A note to send to my designer folks. We had too many good things together.
📗 Affected (by layoff) colleagues are starting to look for a job
Today is the last day we stay in Singapore this year. We will come back after the holiday and with
🌱 From Collector to Creator
We often hoard information because it gives us an illusion of knowledge. We consume too much, but we don’t
📗 Digest the bad news of layoff and meeting Felipe
Many things happened to me. The worse thing is I got laid off from Carousell. I have no more work
🌱 A system should follow you, not the other way around
We try to learn a new system, so we ask others what their best practice are and how to do
🌱 The point of taking notes is to think better
We have a habit of taking notes and saving valuable things.
But in the end, those ideas get forgotten and
🌱 Why do we need a second brain?
We often hoard (or save it for later) content because it gives us an illusion of knowledge. But in the