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These are some of our favorite books, movies, music, articles and audios. You’re likely to hear them referenced in conversations around the office, on slack or at lunch. Want to discuss any of these below, drop us a line.

Books

Films

Playlists

Podcasts

  • Across the Pond by The Allusionist
    The two languages of English. Listen
  • Andrea Mallard by High Resolution
    Andrea Mallard, CMO of Omada Health, discusses the role of design as connective tissue in the organization. Listen
  • Episode 70: Weezer by Song Exploder
    Rivers Cuomo breaks down the meticulous process of making the song “Summer Elaine and Drunk Dori”. Listen
  • On Writing Well by Dorm Room Tycoon
    In this interview, Malcolm Gladwell explains his writing process and where good ideas come from. Listen
  • The Pool and the Stream by 99% Invisible
    The origin story for one Skateboarding's greatest rides Listen
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Articles

  • 3 Blogging Trends to Get a Jump on Before 2018 by Neil Patel
    Blogging is crucial for bringing in cheaper inbound leads at a higher rate. Here are three blogging trends to get a jump on before 2018. Learn More
  • 3 Ways to Improve Collaboration Between Designers and Developers by Megan Kluttz
    The importance of design in the tech industry has grown tremendously—with a greater appreciation for designers who know how to work within development constraints. Learn More
  • Behance Cofounder’s Design Secret: Ignore the Internet by Belinda Lanks
    Adobe acquisition, the beauty of analog inspiration, and why designers need to stop scrolling. Learn More
  • Best Practices: Key Content Tips for Creating Email Content by Kevin Gao
    Here are some key content tips for creating your emails. Learn More
  • Collaborative Bake Off by David Horne
    A simple process to develop winning creative concepts. Learn More
  • Content Mapping for the Sales Cycle by Nicole Letendre
    Content has to serve a purpose for the business, the audience, or both. Learn More
  • Customer Service + Marketing = Improved Customer Experience by Josh Brown
    A look into three steps that will help to improve customer service via your marketing initiatives. Learn More
  • Design the Beginning: Introduction by Julie Zhuo
    The “beginning” is how you introduce something new to a person, and how you will get them to understand its value such that they incorporate it into their lives Learn More
  • Email Etiquette: How to Ask for Things and Get a Response by Jocelyn Glei
    When composing an email, this means being clear, concise, and actionable. Learn how you can achieve this with a few simple strategies. Learn More
  • Great PMs don’t spend their time on solutions by Paul Adams
    Dive into your Project Management skills and learn how to prioritize problems at work. Learn More
  • How to Build and Operate a Content Marketing Machine by Toby Murdock
    This post will provide a guide on how to build and operate a Content Marketing Machine. Learn More
  • How to Repurpose Your Content Again and Again by Michael Peggs
    Fortunately for you, the process of repurposing can make those older blog posts relevant, valuable, and (with a little luck) profitable. Learn More
  • In Defense of Design Thinking, Which Is Terrible by Khoi Vinh
    Spot on assessment of the state of design and an idea for where it could go. Learn More
  • Most Common UX Design Methods and Techniques by Nick Babich
    The list below contains the most common methods and techniques used by UX Designers as they create great experiences for users. Learn More
  • Personas: The Foundation of a Great User Experience by Kevin O’Connor
    A primer on personas and how businesses can get the most from them. Learn More
  • Product People, Mind the Gap! by Samuel Hulick
    Ask yourself a simple question and create a product that people love. Learn More
  • Shipping vs. Learning by Mike Davidson
    What if launching things became the byproduct of learning? Learn More
  • Structuring Design Teams to Maximize Cross-Team Collaboration by Nick Schaden
    This week’s design leadership prompt asked, “How do you structure your design team?” Learn More
  • Team Collaboration And Closing Efficiency Gaps In Responsive Design by Brian Krall
    Responsive design ushers in complexities that require a more involved design and implementation process. Learn More
  • The 2 Hour Rule by Zat Rana on iamwire
    The power of reflective thinking used by some of histories brightest minds. Learn More
  • The Art of Repositioning by David Horne
    A look at what repositioning is, why it's hard and how to do it (if you dare). Learn More
  • User Research —  What’s Tomato Ketchup Got to Do With It? by Lisa Jewell
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  • UX Design Methods & Deliverables by UX Collective
    In this article, UX Collective covers everything you need to know about UX Design. Learn More
  • Want Proof That Patience Pays Off? by Maria Aspan
    Ben Chestnut and his team at MailChimp built an amazing business and became Inc.'s Company of the Year. It only took them 17 years. Learn More
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