Rebels at Work Personal Stories

Brian Dys Sahagun

Product Design Lead at Voyager Innovations and Founder of DysineLab

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What has been your most notable rebel accomplishment or experience?

The user interface team at Chikka has managed to incorporate a vital step in the design process. Before, sketches and wire frames were sidestepped in the process of developing web products. Now we have shared the knowledge with product developers that those are important in every project.

When did you first realize that you are a rebel?

When the need to move forward and make improvements arose, our team realized that no one will start the move towards change but us.

What advice do you wish someone had given you earlier in your career?

Ask why. Do your thing. Listen.

What is your favorite rebel characteristic?


What’s your favorite question?

What’s the policy for that?

What one clue tells you you’re effecting positive change?

People involved oppose at first then end up having easier lives.

What do you think it’s most important for people to understand about rebels?

Rebels are there to make you prove your point and if you cannot, you would prove a new and, most probably, better point.

What’s your one word piece of advice for rebels?


What’s your one word piece of advice for non-rebels?


Where do you think rebels are most needed today?

In the church and state.

Who is your favorite rebel from the past 100 years?

Steve Jobs

What’s the one thing you should never say to a rebel?

“Shut up.”

Originally published by Rebels at Work on 12 June 2017.

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