Hi, I'm Trong, product designer living in Singapore. I write to practice, and write to find ideas. Nice to meet you!
Highlights from Lily Konings’s sharing on how to land a product design job at Facebook
I didn’t write much in 2021. A new year has come. I want to sit down and write some stories that happened last year.
Keeping my personal site updated inspires me to work harder to have good things to show, and new stories to tell
None is good at something if they don’t practice it. Being a parent is the same. We will get used to it. All we need is persistence.
Saying sorry is a good habit, but saying it too much is the contrast. Sometimes, we apologize too much and it affects your presence. Replace sorry with a better phrase will make your ideas more compelling and show up stronger.
The market rewards execution, not ideas.
For designers, only good design skill doesn’t guarantee success. We need more skills to be better and succeed in your career. But not only for the design career, but it’s also for any other career you are considering. This lesson is valuable and I want young designers to know to succeed. Whattt
I’m always failed at exercising regularly. It usually starts with passion, the first week is awesome and motivated. But the next week, it becomes less and less. I set my goal to exercise at least 5 times a week, then decrease to 4 times, then 3 times,… Then no exercise.
I’m reading ‘How to fail at almost everything and still win big’ by Scott Adam. There's one idea that enlightens me and I think everyone should know about it.
Learn to speak better with voice recording
A collection of my messy thought after a long weekend
Great news, I got a new iMac. It’s a used one I found on Carousell. After so many long days thinking about it, I bought one.