Tech Culture

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Dec 03, 2015 @ 11AM MT

2015 Year in Review

It's our last episode of 2015, which means another year in review! And since we had such a blast last year, our Bright Umbrella intern Erin Lewis joins us again! We each share our top lessons learned in tech, business and life in 2015, and we look forward to 2016 with hopes of…

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Aug 13, 2015 @ 11AM MT


Creative director and SuperFriendly founder Dan Mall stops by the show to explain what professionalism is to him: communication and accountability. We expand on these main points with anecdotes and samples, and Dan shares resources to help raise the standards of professionalism…

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Jun 04, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Teaching UX Design

What is the state of web education? Dr. Leslie Jensen-Inman stops by the show to discuss learning and teaching the future of UX professionals. We discuss the history of web education, issues educators and students face currently, and how she hopes Center Centre tackles real-world…

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Apr 23, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Improving Diversity in…

Our web/tech industry struggles with diversity. Just look at the news any day in Silicon Valley. We discuss this important topic with diversity advocates Faruk Ateş and Ashe Dryden, who share their perspectives on how to improve diversity in tech. We clarify the difference…

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Feb 26, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Podcasting 101

Listeners and even other podcasters often ask us how CTRL+CLICK operates. In this episode, we reveal all! From our equipment to our production, we detail the hardware, software and services we rely on (and why). We talk about how we decide topics, schedule guests and find sponsors,…

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Jan 15, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Pursuing Your Passion…

Follow your passion. Sounds great, but it isn't always practical. Special guest Beth Dean joins the show to share her experiences following her passion as an illustrator, while still paying the bills as a product designer for Facebook. We talk about passion in what you do for…

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Dec 11, 2014 @ 11AM MT

2014 Year in Review

In our fourth annual Year in Review, Lea and Emily reflect on their lessons learned in tech, business and life during 2014. They also introduce Bright Umbrella intern Erin Lewis, who shares her experiences working for the company and supporting this podcast! Erin also compiles…

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Oct 16, 2014 @ 11AM MT

Perfectionism & Procrastination

Perfectionism can lead to procrastination, and on it goes—learn to break through the cycle as Denise Jacobs, creativity evangelist, stops by the show to share how we in the web industry can control our perfectionist tendencies and break through procrastination to be more productive,…

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