Hi, I'm Alex 👋 On this website I write articles on self-design. Exploring myself, people, and the world.

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Jul
20
Mental models for designers

Mental models for designers

Mental models are how we understand the world.
7 min read
Jun
23
Taking a risk

Taking a risk

Taking risks has led me to some of the most exciting things and experiences of my life. I made a lot of mistakes and failed a lot along the way in my career. But, in the end, everything worked out well.
4 min read
Jun
18
Client relationships

Client relationships

Working with international clients introduced me to a completely different method of interacting with people when I first began working with them in 2015. Meeting people from different countries and cultures has forced me to reconsider how I do my job and communicate with them.
5 min read
Jun
14
Entrepreneurial skills

Entrepreneurial skills

Entrepreneurial skills to help you become better at work.
5 min read
May
18
Words about energy

Words about energy

Energy is a determinant of the proper interaction of all human life systems. The better things go in all aspects of your life, the more energy you have. The more energy you have, the better things go. The worse things get, the less energy there is and, as a result, things get even worse.
1 min read
Apr
06
How to price design projects?

How to price design projects?

I'd like to share a story with you. The story revolves around two designers. Each designer makes approximately $5,000 per month.
9 min read
Mar
29
8 years of remote work

8 years of remote work

I made the decision to leave the office and work from home eight years ago. This was the most significant professional decision I'd ever made. Join me as I take you on a journey through a chapter of my life.
4 min read
Mar
19

6 years designing worldwide

I created my Behance account six years ago and published my first case study there. It was a concept project I created to demonstrate my capabilities to foreign clients.
7 min read
Feb
17

Hyper-productivity at home

Working remotely has its benefits: creating my own schedule, working with clients that I want to work with, earning a lot more than the local market average.
5 min read
Jan
06

Fill in the bottle

For a long time, I was struggling to stick to the habits that I wanted to stick to. Each year you're telling yourself that you gonna be exercising, drinking more water, eating healthy, and meditating.
2 min read