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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Understanding Critique

    1. Conversations Matter

    2. The Problem with Asking for “Feedback”

    3. Why Critique Is So Important

    4. Critique as a Life Skill

    5. Incorporating Critique and Moving Forward

    6. Wrapping Up

  2. Chapter 2 What Critique Looks Like

    1. The Two Sides of Critique and the Importance of Intent

    2. Giving Critique

    3. Receiving Critique

    4. Critique, Conversation, and Questions

    5. Wrapping Up

  3. Chapter 3 Culture and Critique

    1. Creating a Conducive Organizational Culture

    2. Incremental Versus Iterative Processes: What They Mean and Why They Matter

    3. Setting the Foundation for Critique

    4. Personal Barriers to Critique

    5. Practicing Critique

    6. Critiquing with Distributed Teams and Remote Team Members

    7. Wrapping Up

  4. Chapter 4 Making Critique a Part of Your Process

    1. Creating Opportunities for Critique

    2. Things to Keep in Mind

    3. Standalone Critiques

    4. Collaborative Activities

    5. Conducting Design Reviews

    6. Wrapping Up

  5. Chapter 5 Facilitating Critique

    1. Understanding the Rules of Critique

    2. The “I Like...” or “I Don’t Like...” Rule

    3. Preparing for and Kicking Off a Critique

    4. Tools and Techniques for Effective Facilitation

    5. Collecting Critique and Doing Something with It

    6. Wrapping Up

  6. Chapter 6 Critiquing with Difficult People and Challenging Situations

    1. Dealing with Difficult People

    2. Coping with Challenging Situations

    3. Wrapping Up

  7. Chapter 7 Summary: Critique Is at the Core of Great Collaboration

    1. Moving Beyond Feedback

    2. Adopting Critique

    3. Coping with Difficult Situations

    4. Dive In

  1. Appendix The 10 Bad Habits That Hurt Critique

    1. Introduction

  2. Appendix About the Authors

  3. Appendix O’squo®: Discussing Design