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Trong Nguyen

Hi, I'm Trong, product designer living in Singapore. I write to practice, and write to find ideas. Nice to meet you!

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How to prepare for your Facebook product design interview

Highlights from Lily Konings’s sharing on how to land a product design job at Facebook

February 12th, 2022

2021 Stories

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.

February 5th, 2022

New year, new look

Keeping my personal site updated inspires me to work harder to have good things to show, and new stories to tell

January 30th, 2022

I’m a dad

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.

September 13th, 2021

You’re saying sorry too much

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.

July 3rd, 2021

Why I built Visualizem?

The market rewards execution, not ideas.

June 26th, 2021

Essential skills for product designers

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

June 11th, 2021

Systems vs Goals

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.

June 3rd, 2021

Every skill you acquire doubles your odds success

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.

May 29th, 2021

Intro to podcast Voice Louder

Learn to speak better with voice recording

May 22nd, 2021

Capture my thoughts

A collection of my messy thought after a long weekend

May 16th, 2021

Old but new iMac

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.

May 1st, 2021
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