Signal337

--- Tim McKenna ---

Signal337 broadcasts the thoughts, experiences, and conversations of Tim McKenna. As a design and technology professional, Tim has worked in a multitude of industries and has learned truths about business, design, psychology, creativity, and life. Join me for thought-provoking discussions and new perspectives on design.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. Gifts, Grifts, YouTube & Usability

    What do gifts and usability have in common? Well...possibly a lot depending on what you are buying. Recently, I was watching one of my favorite YouTube channels, How To Drink, where the host was giving his expert opinion on various bar equipment from various companies as part of his anti-gift ...

    11/29/2021

  2. Micro Interactions

    Micro Interactions are the small, intentional, design choices we introduce to enhance our product or services experience. When thought out and well defined, they can be powerful additions to inform and direct your audience in progressing through their tasks. Thus, we must think about our Micro Interactions in how they ...

    11/21/2021

  3. The Great Resignation?

    The "Great Resignation" is great doom-scrolling fodder. The reality though is that this period of economic turmoil and employment is far more nuanced than what the media is portraying. Everyone isn't saying "take this job and shove it" but there is a smaller subset of individuals that are looking at ...

    11/14/2021

  4. Business Planning: Being Your Own Devil's Advocate

    It's Halloween....and all the things can go wrong with your business are truly terrifying....more so than any John Carpenter movie. In this episode, we talk about creating a business plan; why you should, what you need in it, and how to improve so that you can have as solid of ...

    10/31/2021

  5. Internships For Success

    As a follow-up to my previous episode on entry-level advice, this topic starts earlier in the career journey: internships. They play an important part of any professional's career but if not planned and implemented properly, an internship can devolve into little more than an unpaid assistant role. In this episode, ...

    10/17/2021