Hold Regular Negativity Audits

Photo by Tim Gouw What’s a negativity audit? It’s a simple self-evaluation that when held on a regular basis can highlight negative influences in your life. How does the audit work? It’s simple. Just ask yourself these 3 questions: What 3 people leave me feeling the most negative after I spend time with them? What […]

It’s not about me

Photo by rawpixel.com from Pexels If I were to boil down everything I’ve learned over the past 10 years into a single sentence, it would be this. It applies to multiple areas of my life: In product design
 I’ve learned that my primary role as a designer is to understand who’s using my product and […]

I’m a Mormon

First, a few disclaimers: 1. If this topic is of no interest to you, don’t read it. This is my personal blog, The vast majority of posts that I write will tend to be about design and startups. Occasionally I’ll deviate to cover a topic that is as important, if not much more deeply important […]

My Origin Story

My name is Dave Martin. I’m a seasoned product designer. It all began as a hobby I started with HTML back in 1999. I never expected to make money from it, let alone make a career out of it.