Jon Daiello Product Designer 🦄

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Priorities In Service

In March, I wrote on the reason life was so busy the previous month. This month, I’m writing on the issue of priorities, because in the midst of busy lives of service, sometimes it’s easy to put priorities in the wrong order. As I had breakfast with a dear brother I was able to gleam Biblical wisdom. I am also thankful for their ability to help me see practical applications of that wisdom every day. This is my confession and first step of repentance…

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Three Black Amps

A few months ago, I decided I was going to get a new guitar amplifier. I made a list of requirements for any amplifier that I’d consider. I started forming a list of options and then quickly narrowed it down to three options. Unfortunately, some of these amps were hard to find in person, so Guitar Center let me buy all three to try them out with the intent to only keep one of them.

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Facilitation!!

One of my new-found joys as a designer is learning the art of design facilitation. Teaching and guiding others to be the best at what they do is an exhilarating experience, and I can’t recommend it enough.

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2016: The Year of Transition

In 2016, I found myself trying developing existing skill sets, exploring new ones and transitioning into new roles. I didn’t expect so much change, but I’m excited about the new opportunities. I am learning how to grow and effectively handle transition.

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You Can’t Ignore User Experience

User experience is a part of everything we do. Whether you are playing board games, using a coffee pot, changing your oil or using a digital device, we are a users…experiencing something. These experiences can be positive, negative or even go unnoticed. Without a doubt you know when you’ve had a bad experience. The problem screams at you, and inevitably you scream right back at it. Those are the experiences you typically remember. This is why you have an unwavering duty to user experience in every project you work on.

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