Curated recommendations for UX contributors of all levels and leadership.
Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
Brené Brown$18.00 $16.74
If you're feeling alone in your leadership role, this is the comfort and pep talk you need.
Articulating Design Decisions: Communicate with Stakeholders, Keep Your Sanity, and Deliver the Best User Experience
Tom Greever$49.99 $46.49
Excellent, accessible advice on communication skills as a UX contributor.
How Women Rise: Break the 12 Habits Holding You Back from Your Next Raise, Promotion, or Job
Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith$29.00 $26.97
Recommended for women and minorities who are growing in leadership roles or desiring to do so.
Confessions of a Public Speaker
Scott Berkun$24.99 $23.24
For those looking to improve their public speaking skillset, this is full of very practical and actionable steps. Also I highly, highly recommend Scott's workshop, if available to you.
Discussing Design: Improving Communication and Collaboration Through Critique
Adam Connor and Aaron Irizarry$34.99 $32.54
Learn techniques on improving communication design of your work.
97 Things Every UX Practitioner Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts
Daniel Berlin$49.99 $46.49
I contributing to this book - Chapter 8 "Amplify Your Value by Finding Advocates Outside Your Team".
Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and Changemakers
James Macanufo, Sunni Brown, et al.$39.99 $37.19
Facilitating a workshop? Need ideation prompts? Bringing stakeholders together? This book is a great jump-off point.
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