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. Design and Agile

    Agile is a buzzword that makes people roll their eyes, boil their blood, and invoke the all too often phrase "Well, actually..." way too often. There isn't much I can say about Agile that has beaten already be beaten like a dead horse about, however, I think I can share ...

    03/14/2021

  2. The Problem With Using "User"

    As a user, stop calling me a user. Referring to your audience as users...dehumanizing or just optimizing? In this episode, I share my thoughts on the term "user" and how it's a lazy term that doesn't help us solve problems for people. Words matter, and it's too easy to refer ...

    03/07/2021

  3. Needing Stillness

    Life is stress. No amount of motivational posters and Instagram bullshit can say otherwise. But that doesn't mean that you must live in a constant state of fight or flight. In this episode, I talk about the very real, all too common reality of life compounding stressors that take a ...

    02/28/2021

  4. Setting Goals

    Goals push us and motivate us to do new learn things, get better at something, or open up new opportunities. But sometimes, goals can be tough to define. In this episode I about SMART Goals and my experience using this framework for creating goals. Regardless of your career path and ...

    02/21/2021

  5. The Unholy Trinity

    Good, Fast, and Cheap. Guess what....it doesn't exist. Don't kid yourself into thinking it can. In this episode, I talk about my own experiences with the mentality to work and just how often it's doomed to fail from the start. I go over two worlds of design, advertising and product, ...

    02/14/2021