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What I learned about motivation loosing 5 stone in 6 months

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June 15, 2018

What I learned about motivation loosing 5 stone in 6 months

UX Scotland 2018 Talk.

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spencer

June 15, 2018
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  1. | @spencerturner hello I’m Spencer

  2. | @spencerturner What I learned about motivation losing 5 stone

    in 6 months (Currently 6+ stone)
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  5. | @spencerturner How to do hard stuff you don't want

    to for a sustained amount of time,
 (whilst surrounded by temptation).
  6. | @spencerturner What will we cover?

  7. | @spencerturner Find your motivation Consequences Blockers Enablers Persistence Gamification

    Targets Hard/Soft Metrics Get Social Informal Mentors Focus Drivers Handle Setbacks
  8. | @spencerturner How did I get here?

  9. | @spencerturner This is not a sob story

  10. | @spencerturner 205/120 116/73

  11. | @spencerturner “should”

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  13. | @spencerturner Consequences (Outcomes)

  14. | @spencerturner Find Your Motivation

  15. | @spencerturner UX context: End food waste Engage young voters

  16. | @spencerturner UX context: Make a life saving product Win

    a design award 100% clients referrals
  17. | @spencerturner Blockers

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  20. | @spencerturner Remove your blockers

  21. | @spencerturner Reduce your scope (You can’t do it all)

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  23. | @spencerturner Don’t add a puppy!

  24. | @spencerturner Enablers

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  26. | @spencerturner UX context: Create an asset library Optimise your

    workflow Become fluent in your tools Learn the shortcuts
  27. | @spencerturner Get the right kit (Enablers)

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  29. | @spencerturner UX context: Create a ‘toolbag’ Pencil Case /

    Notebook!!! Laptop / Tablet + Stylus Sketch / Illustrator / Gravit / Affinity Designer Balsamiq / InVision / Figma / Marvel
  30. | @spencerturner Persistence

  31. | @spencerturner Break it down into smaller chunks

  32. | @spencerturner UX context: 6 ups, 1ups, 
 wireframe tool,

    testing/feedback, prototype, testing/feedback. Iterate.
  33. | @spencerturner Keep it interesting

  34. | @spencerturner Get past half-way!

  35. | @spencerturner UX context: We create excitement We make ideas

    tangible
  36. | @spencerturner Be the weakest player in the band

  37. | @spencerturner UX context: Choose roles where you’ll be challenged.

    Then keep up!
  38. | @spencerturner Celebrate Every Success

  39. | @spencerturner UX context: Celebrate success as a team. Call

    it out. Offer genuine praise when it’s due.
  40. | @spencerturner Recognise unexpected Successes

  41. | @spencerturner Wedding rings resized down twice

  42. | @spencerturner Gamification (I am not immune!)

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  46. | @spencerturner Targets

  47. | @spencerturner Hard Metrics

  48. | @spencerturner

  49. | @spencerturner I’ve lost > 50% of my current weight.

  50. | @spencerturner UX context: What is your one metric that

    matters? Reduce funnel loss by 60% Increase search speed by 30%
  51. | @spencerturner Soft Metrics

  52. | @spencerturner XXXL (Long) Medium

  53. | @spencerturner Trouser Waist Size

  54. | @spencerturner Get Social

  55. | @spencerturner Informal Mentors

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  57. | @spencerturner Listen positively

  58. | @spencerturner Focus Drivers

  59. | @spencerturner UX context: Give a conference talk

  60. | @spencerturner Handle Setbacks

  61. | @spencerturner Reframe As A Positive

  62. | @spencerturner A quick recap…

  63. | @spencerturner Find your motivation Consequences Blockers Enablers Persistence Gamification

    Targets Hard/Soft Metrics Get Social Informal Mentors Focus Drivers Handle Setbacks
  64. | @spencerturner Thanks! Questions?