Posts Tagged ‘design’

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 062: John Maeda on Great Design

Everyone benefits from understanding great design. Whether you make products, program apps, or provide services, design plays a critical role in how effectively you accomplish your goals. And if you work in the field of design, there has never been a better time to showcase your skills. In this thought-provoking interview, John Maeda talks about…

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How I Found Myself Riding In @KristianStill’s Car

For weeks now, I’ve been driving to work with Kristian Still. I just didn’t know it. It wasn’t in my car (I don’t own one). It wasn’t in a carpool or in his car (He’s in the UK. I’m in San Francisco). It was through my podcast, Curious Minds. Turns out Kristian’s been listening to my podcast…

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CM 018: Jeff Speck on Designing Cities that Fuel Innovation

Why do most people want to live in walkable cities and towns? How can places like these influence our well-being and impact the spread of innovation?  Jeff Speck, city planner, urban designer, TED Talk speaker, and bestselling author of Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time, offers fascinating and fact-filled…

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CM 014: Alvin Roth on the Secrets of Market Design

Nobel-prize-winning economist Alvin Roth explores the markets that shape our lives, particularly our work, our health care and our schools. He also explains how key technologies enable companies like Uber, Airbnb, and Google to thrive. His insights extend beyond products, services, and features to include how successful companies attract and hire the most talented employees.…

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