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Work Practice Matters

Heidi Adkisson

The person hovered over OmniFocus at the start of each day? Yes, that would be me. Rewind 20 years and there I am again, but this time lugging about a three-ring Franklin Planner. Suffice it to say that planning and I go WAY back.

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Making Design Collaboration Work

Heidi Adkisson

At Blink, we feel one of the greatest strengths we bring to clients is the extent to which we leverage our internal expertise—and work with clients—in a collaborative way. But effective collaboration is not a slam-dunk. The key is to tap into individual competencies and perspectives in a way that improves the outcome rather than hinders it.

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Workplace Culture: Gender Equity at Blink

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

Blink is a bit of a rarity in the tech industry by virtue of its long history of commitment to gender equity.

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Workplace Culture: Understanding the Positivity Ratio

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

Do you feel silly, amused, or fun-loving? That’s a positive emotion. Do you feel guilty, repentant, or blameworthy? That’s a negative emotion. Both positive and negative emotions change the way that our brain operates. Negative emotions narrow our perspective to focus on threats. Positive emotions broaden our field of vision.

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What We Learned During Bike To Work Month at Blink

Amy L. Dickson

Today is National Bike to Work Day 2014 and here at Blink UX, several of us have made a dedicated effort to explore alternative transportation options all month long.

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Blink Workshop at SXSW 2016

Blink Workshop at SXSW 2016

Darshana Tuladhar and Tom Columbus will be hosting a workshop at SXSW 2016 on "Happy Little Tingles: Exploring ASMR"

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4 Reasons Why I Love Working at Blink UX

Brigitt Rains

Blink UX is a user experience research and design firm specializing in digital products. What really differentiates Blink UX is our research: All of our client and project recommendations are based on actual end-user observational data.

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Workplace Culture: How to Improve Creativity and Performance by Optimizing Your Brain

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

The human brain is not wired to have an "on" and "off" switch for work and play—and operating as if it were will deplete one’s energy and creativity.

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Workplace culture: How an evidence-based, data-driven approach produces thriving resu...

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

A positive organizational culture requires the same careful curation, management, and rigor as any other aspect of a business. At Blink, we consciously design our culture to ensure that employees have the structure and guidance they need to fully develop their skills and abilities for a happy and rewarding career.

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Workplace Culture: How to Make Hard Conversations Easier

Linda Wagener, Ph.D.

Even people with considerable power — owners, CEOs, board chairs — are often reluctant to have the tough talks that are required for them to achieve the outcomes they desire.

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Work Hard and Create Your Own Path: Women Who Inspire Us

Sara Keats

International Women’s Day has a century-long history and celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world.

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Celebrating Space Day: 9 Blinkers Share What It's Like To Work with NASA

McKayl Barrows

“It’s an honor to work on projects that champion science and ingenuity and inspire the next generation of scientists, educators, students, and space enthusiasts.” —Tristan Plank, Principal UX Designer

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