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. Our Uncomfortable Seat

    Designers have been clamoring to be taken more seriously and have that fabled "seat at the table." Guess what? We have our seats. The explosive growth of design is indicative of our maturation. But that seat seems a bit uncomfortable at times, doesn't it? Have we replaced discovery and thought ...

    09/12/2021

  2. Slow Your Roll

    When every day becomes the same day, and all of the priorities never seem to get done...these are some telltale signs you're heading for burnout. With more and more companies recognizing mental health needs for their employees, it's important to take time for yourself and indulge in the activities and ...

    08/30/2021

  3. Design for the Public Sector

    The impact that design can have on public services is immense. While not many designers think about a career in the public sector and working for government, there are great opportunities to serve a wider audience, more meaningfully, than one could in the private sector. How to be an effective ...

    08/22/2021

  4. Design Reputation Management on LinkedIn

    LinkedIn is a great platform for designers to connect with others, find new employment opportunities, and build a personal brand. However, certain behaviors and trends do more disservice to designers than be positive. As you think about the career and recognition you want in your career, one must think about ...

    08/15/2021

  5. Level of Craft & Execution

    As designers, we want to ensure a level of craft and execution in the work we do. This sometimes is at odds with the pace and demands of business stakeholders. How do you balance the level of craft in your work with tight deadlines? It's a difficult spot to be ...

    08/08/2021