September 2020 - DVT internal design conference
For this talk I zoomed into a very small moment, the moment when you share your work… and no one gives any feedback or commentary. I dissect the reasons why people do this. Is it because they are overwhelmed, do they disagree with you or are they disinterested. It could also be that they need more time to digest what you've told them. A lot of work that designers share has a significant cognitive overhead.
I also give hints and tips on how you can deal with that moment. When you should talk to someone about it and when to walk away.
I'll have to re-record the session - the file bombed out.
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