🎉 Announcement: Slack Signs Partnership with ADPList!
The biggest partnership in the tech professional industry, and how you can ace your story telling and whiteboard challenge.
Hello 👋, welcome to ADPList’s Weekly Pulse - a weekly newsletter dedicated to fast-tracking our community members’ learnings; with helpful work tips, upcoming group sessions, and community happenings.
🎉 Slack Signs partnership with ADPList!!
We are excited to announce that we are now collaborating with Slack to open access to mentorship worldwide.
Mentors and members around the world will be invited to attend monthly exclusive sessions with the Slack Design team that aim to promote great design practices throughout the industry, from Silicon Valley and beyond (read more). 🎉
📅 Popular Sessions For The Week
✨ Creative Writing Workshop-Wed 30 March, 5:30 AM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Fireside Chat with Saptarshi Prakash-Wed 30 March, 10:30 AM (EST) (RSVP)
✨Things I wish I knew before I started in design+ - Wed 30 March, 1 PM (EST) (RSVP)
✨Developing Your Personal Brand Equity- Wed 30 March, 1 PM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Slack x ADPList: Sweating the small stuff- Thu 31 March, 2 PM (EST) (RSVP)
✨ Being the First Designer on the Team- Apr 3 Apr, 12 PM (EST) (RSVP)
View all our upcoming group sessions
🔥 Learning of the week
Learn the Types of Whiteboard Exercises, the Dos and Don’ts, and more! ✨
In this week's learning, two mentors- Chelsea and Wei Zheng both working at Thoughtspot will share some survival tips for your whiteboard design challenge.
1: Types of Whiteboard Challenge 🧑🏫
Build a new product
Improve an existing product
Business metric-oriented tasks
2: The Dos to build a new product ✅
Lead the conversation
Focus on 1 or 2 major flows
Explain ideas while sketching
3: The Don’ts to build a new product 😵
Jump to solutions
Lose track of time
Passively wait for instructions
Make things illegible
4: The Framework 🖼️
Why: Understand your goal (3 mins)
Who: Define the audience (5 mins)
When and Where: Understand customer’s context and needs (5 mins)
Priorities and choosing an idea (3 mins)
Solving problem (30 mins)
How: Measure Success (3 mins)
👾 Design Challenge
ADPList is partnering with Crowwwn in a Theme Park Challenge. This challenge will run from the 28th of March until the 11th of April.
The Theme Park Challenge: When I go to a theme park, I want to be able to see which rides have the shortest lines, so I can go on as many rides as possible.
Submission Deadline: April 4th, 10 PM EST
How to submit? : Upload your submission to Crowwwn.com before the deadline to participate.
Prizes: Winner ($75), Runner-up ($25), Best Feedback ($15)- 2 winners
🦄 This Week’s Quote ✨
“To grow, we must accept that there’s still so much out there to learn."
Gloria Lo on the one piece of advice to mentees.
Product Designer at Canva
ADPList is a global design community that aims to democratize mentorship for all. A platform to find, book, and meet mentors around the world 🌍.
👉🏻 Register on our website and book mentoring sessions on a wide range of topics! 🤩👏🏻
Read our latest blog, watch our past group sessions on ADPList’s YouTube channel, and follow our social channels 👉🏻 LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest career tips and guide!
Let’s grow together 🦄,
The ADPList community.