The UX of Learning from Rebukes

Better is open rebuke than hidden love.

As a UX Designer, I have to present my designs to many people. From peers to the CEO of the company. This can be a tough process. It’s like someone commenting on how you raise your kids.  This was especially difficult as a new UX Designer. I’m blessed to work with people that are direct. It challenges to be a better designer. Sometimes a rebuke is better than a critique.

Here’s my initial design of a “dashboard”.

V1

Here’s the final one after going through a gauntlet of critiques and a rebuke.

Final

Pride is a disease that can blind a UX Designer. Criticism, critiques and rebukes are the medicine.

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