Understand the root drivers of things. "Best practices" aren't. As a professional, you should strive to deeply understand the system you are designing/working within/interacting with. There is no such thing as "good" or "best". Everything is a tradeoff. Understand the forces driving a system and the consequences for ignoring them.
Great advice for anybody doing anything related to "design" in all of its forms.
The whole talk is great, but this bit really hit home.
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