Many companies understand the importance of user centered design in theory.
Few can track how money invested in improving the user experience translates into profitability.
By quantifying design efforts and outcomes all organizations can benefit from understanding how improving the user experience can improve revenue.
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# Don't ask your loved one to snap out of it. Depression is a real illness. People who are depressed can't just "pull themselves together" and feel better. Recovering from depression takes time and treatment. Think about it: You wouldn't ask someone with cancer to snap out of it. Depression is just as real and just as serious an illness.
# Listen. Right now, what your loved one with depression may need most is someone to listen. Don't dismiss his or her concerns. Don't assume that you know what he or she is going through. Just listen.