Always be capturing: a valuable tip for effective meetings

I recently wrote up a really valuable lesson we learned from the Google Ventures design team, that applies to much more than design: Always be Capturing.

“‘Always be capturing’ is about the habit of continuously recording the value from your conversation. For example: If you’re talking about a new concept, you should be sketching it as you talk so your team has a shared understanding and an artifact of the conversation.”

Of all the things I’ve learned about design process in the past few years, this might be the most valuable as it helps keep a very tight focus on the things that matter.

Published: March 6th, 2013