Modern groundskeeping can make all the difference in winning and losing like inclusive rituals can determine the success or failure of our design teams’ work

If you’re under a rock, you’ve given up watching television, or are American — apologies to my country people — you may not know that…


Two of the four principles by which I best work, having come up as a designer and leading as a design director — two of two articles

About a year ago, I listened to an episode of The Ezra Klein Show where Klein talked to Alison Gopnick, professor of psychology…


Two of the four principles by which I best work, having come up as a designer and leading as a design director — one of two articles

When I first started writing this article, I thought I would start with the idea that we all have a reptilian brain and…


Three things I’ve learned while running 170 km combined in July and August

After running 80 km two months ago, my goal for July and August was to run the same amount while following the Nike Run Club’s half marathon training. And I’m happy to report that I achieved both…


Thinking about the China-U.S. relationship through the lens of a social video-sharing service

Photo by Morning Brew

TikTok — a social video-sharing service based in China best known for videos and animations that are less than a minute long (up to :15 for videos and :60 for loops) — is getting a lot of…


In a world where so many people are working from home, what does “working” from home really mean anyway?

Working from home isn’t a new thing — not by a long shot — but it feels pretty novel right now. This spring’s closure of schools as well as child care facilities, wearing masks, and blue tape on the ground spaced to six foot (social) distances as a result of…


This is the second of two articles where I talk about a couple of the specific challenges we encountered while planning to move from New York City to San Francisco

Starting in July of last year, my family and I began the process to relocate from the east coast to…


This is the first of two articles where I talk about how my wife and I made the decision for our mode of travel, originally published on the thoughtbot blog

Starting in July of this year, my family and I began the process to relocate from the east coast to…


Two lessons from running 80K meters in June

This is the second of two (so far) articles on my re-entry into running. The first one is here: https://itsyourturnblog.com/what-ive-learned-running-during-quarantine-63467f916740.

Photo by Hunter Bryant

After running 50K last month, my goal for June was to run just a little bit more, 60K. And to help get me there, I signed up for Nike Run…


This is about being half Korean and half white during this time of surging support for Black Lives Matter (BLM), and in the face of institutionalized racism, segregation, and discrimination — second of two articles

Why am I writing this?

A couple weeks ago, I said to my wife, “I…

Skipper Chong Warson

Design director at SoftServe, host of How This Works, coach with Plucky, advisor at Shep. Formerly at thoughtbot SF, Fjord NYC, and PBS FRONTLINE among others.

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