The Executioner's Tale

The Executioner’s Tale

A story about a company using OKR’s to help a team focus during a pivot (yes, you may recognize the Fable!). Given at Interactions 14 “The Executioner’s Tale” Christina Wodtke-Interaction14 from Interaction Design Association on Vimeo. Learn more about OKRs

Lean is Listening

Lean is Listening

I have a lot of conversations with entrepreneurs. In them, I’ll mention something I found confusing or offputting. 99 times out of 100, the entrepreneur will immediately start defending the choice or selling me on their decision. Other times I’ve had…

Users don’t hate change. They hate you.

Users don’t hate change. They hate you.

Recently, more than the color of the leaves on the trees has been changing. Everyone seems to be redesigning. Apple’s OS7, Slate, new features on Twitter, Google, the Yahoo logo (and much of Yahoo) — even my kid’s school website. And users are angry, annoyed, exhausted, eye-rolling… not delighted….