Kedron Rhodes Thoughts on Design, Innovation & Leadership

Integrating Strategy Into the Customer Experience

Strategy and customer experience are two aspects of the same conversation, but they rarely overlap. This framework aims to bring the two together.

Talking Human-Centered Design

The beautiful people at Digital Telepathy interviewed yours truly for a UX practitioner series on their industry recognized blog.

The dangers of empathy

Empathy is having a moment in the UX and leadership lexicon, but it might be holding you back. Couple empathy with this attribute to unlock real potential.

3 steps to a better critique

Use this simple critique framework to boost moral while driving towards better solutions.

3 Ways Generosity Builds Strong Leadership

Generosity can drastically boost a leaders ability to influence a team, and it doesn't have to cost you an fortune.

Removing the Marketplace

What portions of your privacy are you willing to trade in order to use the Web? Here, on this site, you don't have to trade anything.

Design Week at Michigan House

Michigan House hosted a panel on the value of design during Design Week. I chimed in. :)

Design as a Team Sport

Design is a team sport that takes both designers and developers. Here are 4 practices that will help you leverage the dynamics between designers and developers.

6 Lessons Cancer Taught Me that You Should Learn

Cancer, as destructive as it is, has, in many ways, been a good teacher. Here are a few of the life and leadership lessons I’m learning along the way.

Simply Flat

A deeper look at the flat design trend

Flat design has become the status quo, but why? What are the driving cultural reasons behind this trend and what can we learn from it?

Familiarity Breeds Simplicity

Elegance lives on a spectrum between simplicity and clarity; as a result, elegance is a moving target. As familiarity grows, elegance drifts.

Managing The Partnership Spectrum

A diversified portfolio consists of transactional and strategic work. Knowing how to balance your portfolio can have a direct impact on the bottom line.