Career Development


True Leaders Don’t Chase Success

Published on May 7th, 2015 | by Monish Subherwal

There is one thing I’ve learned from working at big companies like Fox, Microsoft, Myspace, Yahoo, and Sony: Change is unpredictable. Sometimes you’ll have a great year and BAM! Layoffs and you’re gone. OR…you’ll be working ... Read More

User Research


Designers don’t understand the user

Published on May 1st, 2015 | by Monish Subherwal

In almost all companies I’ve worked for, the designer is said to be “the user’s advocate.” He/she is supposed to know what people want. “Hey guys, we need a UX designer in here to help with understanding what users need.” While that is a nice ego-massage, that thinking is wrong... Read More

Conflict Resolution


Why Drama on Your Team May be OK

Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Monish Subherwal

I just joined a new company a few weeks ago.  One of the interesting things about being new to a company is how eager you are to fit in and be accepted and show you are valuable. ... Read More

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    Hi I'm Monish. I'm a certified coach specializing in Design Leadership & Management. I help User Experience (UX) designers, managers, and teams develop powerful leadership skills.

    I am also a writer and speaker who values authenticity, service, and personal growth.

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