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Hi! My name is Eugen and I am the host of Laroche.fm. This podcast is a chance for me to share with you my knowledge and passions. Join me for weekly episodes about design and the business side of it. From time to time I also have a guest on the podcast that will share useful and practical insights from their experience

Laroche.fm - Design & Business Eugen Esanu

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Hi! My name is Eugen and I am the host of Laroche.fm. This podcast is a chance for me to share with you my knowledge and passions. Join me for weekly episodes about design and the business side of it. From time to time I also have a guest on the podcast that will share useful and practical insights from their experience

    Design Context, Saying No To Features - Raw 6, Laroche.fm

    Design Context, Saying No To Features - Raw 6, Laroche.fm

    More thoughts on design context, how you prioritise a design process, where do you start and saying no to features.

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    Learn about my work: eugenesanu.com
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    • 10 min
    How to Hire a Designer - Laroche.fm, Ep.51

    How to Hire a Designer - Laroche.fm, Ep.51

    Some quick thoughts on what to do and not do when hiring a designer. Lately I have been talking with many managers that are trying to hire a designer and I noticed a couple of things we can all do better.

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    I am building Shosho, an app for your writing: https://shosho.co/
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    Read my articles on: medium.com/@eugenesanu
    Learn about my work: https://eugenesanu.com
    Follow the podcast on Spotify: tinyurl.com/y5langqg
    Or Apple Podcasts: tinyurl.com/y5jj7ukh

    • 21 min
    How Descriptive Norms Influence Human Behaviour

    How Descriptive Norms Influence Human Behaviour

    Millions of years ago, on the continent of Africa, humans who survived and emigrated to other parts probably did so because when they saw many beings running in the opposite direction, they followed them. Herd mentality and conforming to group norms is almost always a positive approach for your survival. We survived because we followed and mimicked others. This helped us develop norms. Learn what is a norm and how to use them to design better products.

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    • 24 min
    Books to Read for Building and Designing Great Products and Brands

    Books to Read for Building and Designing Great Products and Brands

    In this episode I will share with you some of the best books I have read on business, design and behavioural economics. These are an important read for anyone who wants to design great products and experiences. Here is the full list of all books mentioned:

    The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman
    Don't Make Me Think by Steve Krug
    Inspired by Maty Cagan

    Nudge by Richard Thaler
    Alchemy by Rory Sutherland
    Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

    Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
    Creativity, Inc by Ed Catmul
    Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

    Brand Thinking by Debbie Milman
    How to think Like a Great Graphic Designer also by Debbie

    All books by Marty Neumeier (Brand Gap, Scamble, Zag, etc)

    Flow and Creativity by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (2 books)

    Zero to One by Peter Thiel

    Creators and Intellectuals by Paul Johnson (2 books)
    Poor Charlie's Almanack by Charlie Munger

    • 37 min
    Changing the way we perceive value - Raw 5 - Laroche.fm

    Changing the way we perceive value - Raw 5 - Laroche.fm

    Welcome to a new Raw! Behavioral economics, how we make choices, and how we can change value perceived by only changing a name and wallpaper and many more. Random thoughts expressed logically :)

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    • 26 min
    How consistent writing makes you a better designer - Laroche.fm - Ep.48

    How consistent writing makes you a better designer - Laroche.fm - Ep.48

    In previous episode we discussed 5 most important skills a designer must have. One of them was communication skills, but I did not discuss how to develop them. And one way is writing.

    You can read the full article on Medium: https://tinyurl.com/y25g5njv

    Study 1: https://tinyurl.com/y7qetd6s
    Study 2: https://tinyurl.com/y4cnsvzh
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Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Maaria assami ,

Great design podcast!

A must listen! Great trips and tricks of the creative career

tahsin647787356 ,

I love listening to eugine.

Love the deep thoughts you bring up man! Amazing stuff!..

Tom Laroc ,

Mr.

One of the best podcasts in Design. Always informative and to the point. I like Eugeniu's point-of-view of the landscape of today's creative world.

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