I’m learning to draw.
In my quest to fully integrate User Experience (UX) design with lean startup methodology in my own practice, I’ve decided to learn how to represent my ideas visually.
It’s a great skill to have because human beings, for the most part, are hard wired to interpret visual images with much greater fluidity than the written word.
Or perhaps I should try and say,
In this case, as with most of my experiments, perfection is not the goal. Communication is.
How often have you spent hours writing back and forth emails with a remote coworker or outsourcer trying to explain a very basic point? We endlessly debate, only to be frustrated by a 10 pixel difference in alignment that could be easily understood if we were in the same room and could point to it.
Much as I love multisyllabic discourse, big word no help. This better:
So I’ll be forcing myself to publish a doodle every Thursday. It will be painful. Mostly for you dear reader, who may have to endure it.
(However, I won’t be publishing these to my mailing list unless there’s something pertinent to lean startup methodology regarding my doodles.)
Please join me!
So…what should I post next? Tweet to tell me what to write:Show me how to test product market fit!
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