Building the skill of spotting when work’s done

From an interview with designer Luke Wroblewski:

What’s his secret? Data and intuition, he says, should “complement each other, not compete.” The way to put that maxim into action is to forget about aiming for some objective bulls-eye of perfection–all due apologies to Steve Jobs–and treat the act of creation as a continual learning experience that empirical research and gut instinct both inform.

“The more tangible, real-world data you drink, the more you fill your gut with the right kind of instincts,” Wroblewski says.

How do you know when a design is really done (Fast Company)


The quicker the better

“The difference between the aspiring entrepreneur and the one who’s building a forward-thinking multi-million dollar business lies in the ability to say “HELL YES” or “HELL NO.” Quickly. There is no yes. There is no maybe.” (The “Hell Yes! approach)