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Work-Life Balance In UX Design

Many people new to UX design wonder if it offers good work-life balance. I’ve been working part-time from home for over a decade, so I say an emphatic yes! In this post I’ll share some tips and strategies that you can use as you craft your own path towards work-life balance. Work-Life Balance Is A […]

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How A Traveling Troubadour Became A UX Designer

    If you’re a career changer looking to become a UX designer, my story should resonate with you. People come to digital design jobs from all walks of life. Even music. I was a professional musician for 12 years before starting my web design career in 1996. Even though the modern interwebs didn’t exist […]

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What's Your One Thing?

What’s Your One Thing?

Last week I read The One Thing by Gary Keller. If you haven’t picked it up yet, it’s a great book and I highly recommend it. In this post I’ll share how finding your One Thing can simplify your life and give you a laser focus for anything you want to accomplish. In my last […]

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How to Be A Digital Nomad

How To Be A Digital Nomad

  Note: Updated 2/20/15 I’ve been working remotely for over 15 years. In this post I’ll show you how to be a completely self-contained digital nomad so you can work from anywhere. This comes in handy if you want to avoid working at a client’s site, the library, internet cafes, or on your mom’s ancient desktop. This […]

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