In an effort to clear out my tabs (and share more!), here are some things I’ve been reading, listening to, and watching recently.
7 ways of giving feedback that encourage change, Claire Lew.
At Booking.com, Innovation Means Constant Failure, HBR. A really good reminder about the importance of experimentation, and a bit about how you need to build a culture of transparency and open communication in order to make that successful. And also a lot of your experiments will fail — that’s okay!
Microallyship, Neha Batra. Some quick tips for being a better ally.
This thread on management and burnout, Marco Rogers.
🆒 Design links
Publishers are changing page templates for shopping content pages, Digiday. Shameless plug! A new feature the BuzzFeed Commerce Tech team launched is showcased in this story.
How Apple’s Apps Topped Rivals in the App Store It Controls, The New York Times. I really liked how this story drops you directly into an infographic rather than the traditional headline/subhead of most stories.
BuzzFeed’s new MoodFeed recommends content based on how you’re feeling, Techcrunch. Another shameless plug — we built this as a fun experiment.
This month, I read Severance (highly recommend) and have been listening to Lover on repeat.