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. Growing Your Career Through Education

    As design professionals, we have incredible resources at our fingertips to learn anything...truly anything and everything. It is a golden age of education options. Thus, it's important that you take control of the one aspect of your career advancement that you truly can own and manage; your education. This episode ...

    05/03/2021

  2. Role Playing Games & Design

    It's no secret to anyone who knows me well that I am a huge nerd (all of my Star Trek references in episodes highlight that fact) but my experiences playing tabletop role-playing games has helped me in my career more than I ever thought possible. This fun episode delves into ...

    04/26/2021

  3. Plan Better Meetings

    "I love going to meetings." said no one ever. Meetings get a bad wrap because they are typically planned and ran very poorly. With so many ways to communicate, we live in a golden age of tools...but actual communication itself is pretty poor. In this episode, I talk tactics and ...

    04/18/2021

  4. You need User Research

    The line is drawn in the sand: If you skip out on user research, your product is going to fail. Period. This is a breakdown (and hardline stance) of User Research and its value in your product and service design process. User research informs your product and engineering teams in ...

    04/11/2021

  5. Moving Into Management

    Management can be a heavy word. It can spark thoughts on what many see as the next step in their professional career or something they actively avoid. Regardless, being a good manager requires skills, patience, and reflection in order to serve your team well. In this episode, we discuss some ...

    04/04/2021