Jennifer Aldrich is the Senior Manager of Design Community Partnerships at InVisionApp and a blogger at User Experience Rocks. Her career focus has mainly centered on product design, usability testing, user research and content strategy.
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If you’re looking for a fun, fascinating read with absolutely stunningly gorgeous abstract illustrations, I highly recommend picking up a copy of “The Mysteries of Sleep”! Ben Swire and Loren Blackman of Loftie created a masterpiece. – source
This thought-provoking book argues that product design that ignores the needs of users and principles of cognitive psychology can make even the smartest people feel inept. The author, a cognitive scientist, explains how good design can guide users effortlessly to the right action at the right time by making things visible, exploiting natural relationships, and using intelligent constraints. With an updated introduction, The Design of Everyday Things is a powerful primer on how excellent design can be the key to influencing consumer behavior.
@evankstone Yes!! His book changed my entire perception of the world around me when I started my career in UX! – source
A practical and insightful field guide for managers of all levels, The Making of a Manager is filled with real-world examples and transformative insights on how to become a great leader. From building trust with your team to navigating unexpected situations with confidence, author Julie Zhuo shares her hard-earned lessons on what it takes to excel as a manager. Whether you're a rookie or a veteran, this handbook has everything you need to level up your managerial skills and become the leader you've always wanted to be.
I just re-read @joulee's book "The Making of a Manager" and it was just as amazing the second time around. Def recommend checking it out if you haven't yet! #design #ux #Management – source
Learn how to be a daring leader with the help of Brené Brown's latest book, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters. Through examples and stories, Brown offers a no-BS approach to developing the skills and practices necessary for courageous leadership. She emphasizes that leadership is not about titles or wielding power, but rather recognizing the potential in people and ideas and having the courage to develop that potential. This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to step up and into brave leadership.
What are your top 2 favorite books on leadership? I just finished The Making of a Manager and Dare to Lead. Both amazing! Now I need new recommendations! 🙌 – source