Critical Thinking

5 Ways to Be a Better Problem Solver

Problem solving is one of the most important skills in tech. Whether you are a researcher, a product manager, an engineer, or a designer — you need to be able to solve complex and abstract problems on a daily basis. Problem solving isn’t an innate skill. It’s something you can get better at with practice.… Continue reading 5 Ways to Be a Better Problem Solver

Insights, Tips & Tricks

Top 5 Things I Learned at Riot Games

Last month marked the end of 5 years as a researcher at Riot Games. I learned so, so much during my time there. There are, however, a few lessons that stand out to me above all the others. These are the things I think I'll carry with me throughout the rest of my career: How… Continue reading Top 5 Things I Learned at Riot Games

Insights, Partner Management

5 Tricks for a Better Kick-Off Meeting

Working with stakeholders is one of the most important (and challenging) parts of being a researcher. How you handle the initial request from a stakeholder can make or break a project. Here are 5 tricks I've picked up during my time as a researcher that have helped me ensure that I am getting the most… Continue reading 5 Tricks for a Better Kick-Off Meeting