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Tentative is a podcast about digital product design. Hosted by thoughtbot's Chief Design Officer Kyle Fiedler & Boston Design Director Jaclyn Perrone.

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Tentative is a podcast about digital product design. Hosted by thoughtbot's Chief Design Officer Kyle Fiedler & Boston Design Director Jaclyn Perrone.

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The waffle-fries of podcasts

By Thom O. - Apr 16 2019
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Tentative is the waffle-fries of podcasts.

Nope

By Dr. Berner - Nov 18 2015
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No substance here. Other podcasts by thoughtbot are great, though.

iTunes Ratings

9 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
0
0
0
1

The waffle-fries of podcasts

By Thom O. - Apr 16 2019
Read more
Tentative is the waffle-fries of podcasts.

Nope

By Dr. Berner - Nov 18 2015
Read more
No substance here. Other podcasts by thoughtbot are great, though.
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Tentative

Latest release on Jan 03, 2020

All 82 episodes from oldest to newest

82: Fruit by the Foot, Twix by the Yard, Jerky by the Inch

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Happy new year! We welcome back Jaclyn, refreshed after her break, and discuss burn-out, task prioritization, MVP-ing your mental load, and setting goals & themes for the new year.

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Jan 03 2020

27mins

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81: Selling Design (Miles Johnson)

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Miles Johnson, designer at thoughtbot London, joins Kyle to discuss leveling-up sales skills, when to introduce clients to your process, maintaining the focus of development & design as a cohesive unit, and the joy of being a 'generalist'.

Dec 06 2019

28mins

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80: Sparkle Makes Everything Magical (Elaina Natario)

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Elaina Natario enlightens Kyle on all things jazz hands, as well as discusses Storybook, documenting design, working effectively alongside development, and how to use emoji.

Nov 22 2019

30mins

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79: The User, the Code, and Me (Chris Schnaars)

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Chris Schnaars joins Kyle to discuss computational design, creative control, design vs art, and the nature of design tooling.

Nov 08 2019

36mins

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78: Everyone Can Draw (Skipper Chong Warson)

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Skipper Chong Warson, Design Director of thoughtbot San Francisco, joins Kyle to discuss the psychology of podcast recording, overcoming awkwardness in communication & public speaking, and avoiding proxies when engaging with clients.

Oct 25 2019

28mins

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77: A Hop of Faith (Keiran King & Tyson Gach)

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Live from New York, it's Keiran King & Tyson Gach! They join Kyle to discuss designing apples, comparing and contrasting jobs-to-be-done to other frameworks, and defining 'customer success'.

Oct 04 2019

31mins

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76: I Can Wait!

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Jaclyn is taking a break for a little bit and Kyle sets a course for happiness. We talk about embracing change as an opportunity to define yourself, and having a similar mindset to build good habits between projects. Also, experimenting with and evolving process, and reflecting on the importance of collaboration.

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Sep 20 2019

32mins

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75: Make It Pretty

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Kyle has fun with a hiring-promo read, while Jaclyn dislikes the polling system in Slack. Also, presenting visual design to clients for feedback, frameworks for critique, and fostering creativity through constraints.

This episode of Tentative is sponsored by Indeed Prime

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Aug 14 2019

24mins

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74: Commute to the Basement

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While Jaclyn gives interview tips (both user and hiring), Kyle does his best Michael Keaton impression. Also, active listening, pizza facts, trying to keep a work / home balance when working remotely, and interview horror stories.

This episode of Tentative is sponsored by Indeed Prime

Jul 31 2019

25mins

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73: 11:15 is a Time, Too

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Jaclyn puts together a role-playing workshop for consulting your way through difficult conversations, and building empathy for the other parties. Kyle discusses conducting team 1<>1's all on one day vs spreading them throughout the week. Plus, some techniques for dealing with context switching, blocking off time, and calendar hacks.

This episode of Tentative is sponsored by Indeed Prime

Jul 17 2019

27mins

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