Swishie blog

Articles to thrive in work and life.



A self-reflection in 3 lists: Meet the Rose, Thorn, Bud exercise

When you consider your life, what is the rose? The bud? The thorns? In design, we have a “rose-bud-thorn” exercise where you list out everything about the current design, to find the opportunities for improvement (the thorns), the potential (the bud), and the most successful features of the design (the rose).

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Swishie’s origin story

Welcome to Swishie! I’m Lia Fetterhoff, creator of Swishie. Throughout the years, I’ve always been enamored by the intersections of design, business, and life. I’ve

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Follow your curiosity

Live a life that is driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear. =Elizabeth Gilbert Use curiosity as a guide. If you’ve ever wondered about

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