As many of you know I consider myself a practising Christian. Recently Kelly Baader interviewed me on her entrepreneurial podcast aimed at the Christian community. In the interview we discuss the social responsibilities I believe we have as entrepreneurs.
By talking about accessibility we marginalise it to being about disability. In truth, making your digital services accessible benefits everybody.
Running your own business is not necessarily what we expected. We often work longer hours under more stress. But as I explain in a post for the media Temple blog, it does not need to be this way.
When most of us think about content, we are thinking copy. But today compelling content goes way beyond text. You can no longer stick to the written word.
Many of us know that the organisations we work for provide a terrible user experience. But we believe we are powerless to bring about change. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” A lesson for web designers everywhere!
We all know prototyping is a great tool for developing user interfaces. But that is just the tip of the iceberg. They have so much more potential.
We cannot design the user experience alone. We need the help of our colleagues. That means we have to become advocates for the user experience.
As entrepreneurs we need to step back from day-to-day operations. We need to explore what would happen if we approached our business in a different way.