How to prototype the life you want to design?

Prototyping is really important for designers to make any kind of product. Designers prototype the idea to a product and the product that reaches millions of users. When the idea is coupled with the bias to action mindset, you get a lot of ideas. Hence you can prototype your life too.

Trying to solve a problem related to product designing is much different than life design. Because the former might have much data to solve and to initiate than the latter i.e, life design. Because in life design you don’t have a lot of data available, especially reliable data about your future.

Prototyping the life design is not about creating a representation of your life or making something to check whether your solution is right or not. But it is all about asking good questions, outing your hidden biases and assumptions and creating momentum for a path you would like to try.

Prototypes help you visualize alternatives in a very experiential way. That allows you to imagine your future as if you are already living it. Creating new experiences will give you an opportunity to understand what anew career path might feel like, even if only for an hour or a day.

Prototype conversations or Life design interviews:

Once you have committed to life design prototyping, the simplest and easiest form prototyping is having a conversation. This conversation is also called a life design interview.

A life design interview means getting someone’s story who are living what you are considering or had a real experience in the area about which you have questions.

By this way, you will improve networking and opens the opportunity for you to get the life you want to design

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Dysfunctional belief: If I comprehensively research the best data for all aspects of my plan, I’ll be fine.

Reframe: I should build prototypes to explore questions about my alternatives

“I love taking an idea to a prototype and then to a product that millions of people use”-Susan Wojcicki

Prototyping the life you want to design can help you design the life you desire. This, in turn, can improve your productivity and helps to achieve financial independence and can foster your early retirement.

How do you prototype your life?

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