Things you should do after reading a good book

Read it again There seems to be this obsession with quantity over quality, when it comes to reading books. I fall into this trap all the time. The reality is though, there is a very limited amount of time and so far better to read a handful of great books ... read more

A huge checklist of UX/UI design best practices

This article contains an ever growing checklist of UX/UI best practices I've picked up from various books and articles during my 10 year career in the UX design. Whenever I find myself discussing one with my team or referenced in a book, I add it to this list. Hoping to ... read more

Summary of Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

Phil Knight was a very competitive runner. The one liner about the book is that essentially Nike was formed out of Phil being a very competitive runner and believing that he could create shoes that people would love to wear and would help them with their running. He started off ... read more

Design tools I've been using a lot recently I've been working a lot on accessibility on a number of projects recently and have found myself using this tool a lot. The great thing about it is that not only can you check a colour, it will also provide the closest alternative should your current chosen ... read more

Goals for 2019

-January free of cookies, sweets, mayo, crisps and takeaway food (Basically dominos!) Run two 10km races Read 12 non fiction books (I've already completed one this year so feel this is more doable!) Launch another small side project Write a blog article (about anything each month) Continue learning to play guitar ... read more

Summary of Mindset by Carol Dweck

Chapter 1 - The different mindsets Binet, a Frenchman invented the IQ test as a way to identify children that were not benefiting from Paris Public schools This was meant to allow them to design new educational programs to get them back on track Robert Sternberg sights that major factor in ... read more

Review of 2018 goals

Another year flies by and another year or not achieving all of my goals! I think maybe I was a bit ambitious with what I wanted to achieve last year, so lets take a look: Run sub 20minute 5km I didn't get anywhere near this time, in fact my times ... read more

Summary of 10 percent happier

"Your demons may have been ejected from the building, but they're out in the parking lot, doing push-ups" cool quote from the book Problem is that our egos are never satisfied, regardless of how much you buy, amazing food you eat or debates you win. We never feel ... read more