WHY ALWAYS WINS - BOOK

A BUSINESS BOOK FOCUSED ON
PERSONAL GROWTH, FACILITATION SKILLS
AND MANAGING DIFFICULT PEOPLE

 

WORKSHOPS & TALKS

EVANGELIZING AND RESEARCHING EMERGING
TRENDS FROM NETWORK EFFECTS
PLATFORMS TO VOICE USER INTERFACES.

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I am a design leader & strategist. I empower innovative and delightful solutions.

I am an innovation catalyst. I facilitate ideas and inspire delight.  learn more

Recent thoughts and findings.

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Google Ads Launches Discovery Ads

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Super excited our UX team launched a new campaign type at Google Marketing Live this year!  Discovery ads: Browse-focused ads across Google’s properties like YouTube, Discovery feed and Gmail. From Search Engine Land Discovery campaigns: another automated, multi-channel campaign type. Advertisers must launch a Discovery campaign to run discovery ads….

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Everything the Buddha Ever Taught in 2 Words

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I loved this article posted by Benjamin Riggs titled, Everything the Buddha Ever Taught in 2 Words. It’s an old one, but a good one. “The point of Life is Life, to participate in the melody. Melodies are streams; they are flowing. You cannot frame them or dam them up. When you…

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“What Skills do UX Hirers Look for in an Applicant” for Interaction Design Foundation

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I recently participated in an online course for the Interaction Design Foundation focused on “What Skills do UX Hirers Look for in an Applicant.”. Check on the class “Become a UX Designer from Scratch”. What you’ll learn: An introduction to the main areas of user experience work, and why it…

Stephen is an excellent designer and design manager. In addition to producing a variety of mobile and web products, he created game-changing experiences (such as as scavenger hunt) to teach executives about new technological capabilities (e.g., mobile and two-sided markets). I am very fortunate to have worked with Stephen.

Kaaren Hanson, VP Design at Medallia

You can ask Stephen to lead your most challenging initiatives and he will step in and help you sort through the complexity, identify the greatest levers for success, and put a plan in place to make it happen. He operates with the highest level of integrity and cares deeply for his team, his customers and his products.

Amy Hedrick, Executive Director, North America at LUMA Institute

Stephen is also a fantastic mentor and coach. He takes a genuine interest in helping those around him, and I've really appreciated his ability to help others grow by asking the right questions and being a great role model.

Alissa Briggs, Director of User Experience at Brigade