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. Working Remotely

    Working remotely has a been a dream of mine for years. The romantic notion of rolling out of bed and working in pajamas online sounds like a dream. Many companies are successful, and profitable, as a fully distributed team. But when you cut through all of the praise and benefits ...

    2020-03-19

  2. Workplace Assholes

    In this shorter episode, we discuss workplace assholes and their destructive (intentional or otherwise) behaviors and the toll their attitudes have on others around them. From the motivations of these individuals to how to deal with them head on, this episode prolly says the word asshole around 100 times. Not ...

    2020-02-27

  3. On Branding

    Branding is tough. There really isn't that great of a defintion. Wikipedia says "A brand is a name, term, design, symbol or any other feature that identifies one seller's good or service as distinct from those of other sellers. Brands are used in business, marketing, and advertising for recognition and, ...

    2020-02-12

  4. Building Effective Teams

    Whenever you move into a management role with direct reports, it can be daunting. How can you manage a team of individuals to work together and provide value? Whether you are new in management or are a seasoned pro, it's important to get the basics of communication right from the ...

    2020-02-02

  5. Art vs. Design vs. Creativity

    For as long as I can remember coming up in the design field, so many people represented themselves as artist instead of a designer. They aren't mutually exclusive, but they aren't the same thing by any means. This episode might piss some people off due to a rather strong stance ...

    2020-01-28