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Managing your inner critic: An exercise

Our inner critic knows just the right time to show up and start whispering to us that our ideas aren’t good enough, so why bother creating them and that we definitely shouldn’t be sharing them with the world. The subtle whispers can keep us from getting started and

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Becoming Antifragile

The resilient creative resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile creative gets better. I used to be fragile. When I failed at something, I would feel crushed and become disheartened, which meant I would move on to something else only to repeat the cycle over and over again. As

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2. Progress over perfection

Lately, there has been a familiar voice that has appeared back in my head. As I work to get the Low Fidelity podcast up and running, the voice constantly reminds me that the podcast should be perfect right from the start, or it's not worth putting out there. The cover,

The words Progress over perfection and Low Fidelity on top of a paper texture and red grid lines
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Progress over perfection!

Lately, there has been a familiar voice that has appeared back in my head. As I work to get the Low Fidelity podcast up and running, the voice constantly reminds me that the podcast should be perfect right from the start, or it's not worth putting out there. The cover,

The words progress over perfection above an illustration with blue shapes on a yellow background.
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1. The Mindset Needed to Overcome Challenges and to Connect with a Higher Purpose with Louis Salguero

Show NotesYou can reach out to Louis at https://louissalguero.wixsite.com/uxls au.linkedin.com/in/louissalguero Links mentioned in the episode and resources shared by Louis Salguero Architecture Daniel Libeskind: https://www.famous-architects.org/daniel-libeskind/Sir Norman Foster: https://www.fosterandpartners.com/studio/people-repository/norman-foster/ Bjorn Ingels: https:

1. The Mindset Needed to Overcome Challenges and to Connect with a Higher Purpose with Louis Salguero
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Welcome to the Low Fidelity Podcast

Transcript Hi, friends. Welcome to the Low Fidelity podcast. I’m your host Rizwan Javaid Look, design is chaotic, it is messy. Self-doubt, fear, a lack of confidence, and our inner-critic can hold us back from realizing our true potential, which is why I’m on a journey to help

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The Power of a Pencil

We have so many of them after all. It’s easy to overlook the power it has in the busyness of our lives. We can buy pencils in bulk and use one after another. What could a single pencil teach us? The Pencil is a charming story and a lesson

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Be fully committed to your next task

What if you spent the next few minutes fully engaged in the task you need to complete? Yes, even the one that you are not excited about. I recently learned about this way of approaching tasks from the Waking Up app in which Sam Harris shares ways of bringing clarity

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Keep it real! A guide to representing users in your designs

Are you up for a design test? It’s a quick one. Great! I will show you two concepts for a profile page. I want you to look at them quickly and remember your first impressions for both of them. To make the test work, you will need to scroll

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Kindness At Work. Are You Up For The Challenge?

It’s Monday morning. Your day started by scanning the news on your phone. Racism, bigotry, and sexual harassment seem to be dominating the headlines these days. Why can’t people be kind? You think to yourself. On your commute to work, you notice people being inconsiderate, rude, and aggressive