Posts Tagged ‘design thinking’

CM 074: Lisa Kay Solomon On Designing Strategic Conversations

Leaders face an onslaught of new challenges that demand increasingly innovative solutions. Yet their approaches to finding them often get stuck in either blue-sky brainstorming or bottom-line decision making. Instead, leaders need a path that blends these two approaches — a middle road that engages not only the minds of their teams, but also their…

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CM 015: Warren Berger on Questions that Prompt Innovation

What if the secret to successful innovation lies in asking ambitious questions, the kinds most of us rarely ask? That is exactly what Warren Berger learned in speaking with some of the most recognized, global leaders in innovation. He discovered that they not only ask different kinds of questions, but they apply those questions to problems unsolved…

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CM 008: Mona Patel on What Drives Great Design

Design thinking and creativity are like muscles: we all have them, but they are more useful when they are strengthened! In this bestselling book Reframe: Shift the Way You Work, Innovate, and Think, Mona Patel gives you the perfect exercises for your design workout, giving you the tools you need to unleash your inner designer.…

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Bernie Roth on How to Design a Life

Dozens of people have reached out to share how much they enjoyed the Bernie Roth interview, and it’s not hard to figure out why. As an innovator, Stanford Professor, and d.school Co-Founder Bernie thinks about life in complex ways. As a designer, his practicality is enchanting. Bernie has a hearty laugh and is quick to…

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Exciting Times for Learning Designers

Leaders have begun to recognize the power of ongoing professional learning to maximize performance and support innovation. As a result, the field of learning design is exploding. Each year, new programs are popping up across the country, as jobs are projected to outpace the national average through 2022. Jon Pennington is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Assets…

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