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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Listen to my chat with Thomas Girard

In this episode of the UniqueWays podcast, I talked to Thomas Girard about how collaboration is more about mindset than with physical colocation.

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Design Innovation Readings

Watch “How to Get Started with Assumptions Mapping” with David Bland

David Bland shows how to use Assumptions Mapping to help teams refocus their experimentation efforts on what matters, instead of being distracted by what’s easy.

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Innovation Readings Software

Watch John Cutler’s “We all agreed to this! Why didn’t it happen?” talk

John Cutler takes a deep dive into the dynamics of an all-too-familiar situation…. decision drift!

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Project Management, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution

Learn some Conflict Resolution techniques to channel the energy of conflict into constructive disagreement and open exchange of ideas.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Managing by Outcomes and Jobs to be Done

Managing by Outcomes with Jobs to be Done (JTBD) can help facilitate two-way negotiations that allow for team autonomy and ownership.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops User Experience

Strategy, Feedback and Design Reviews

Influencing larger decisions that shape strategy starts with facilitating the smallest decisions, including how to incorporate feedback into designs.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Strategy, Teamwork and Psychological Safety

In this post, I’ll talk about how psychological safety is a prerequisite for creating shared understanding.

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Design Innovation Readings

What the creative collaboration on the music of Cowboy Bebop can teach us about Agile Practices

In this post I talk about what the collaboration between the producers of Cowboy Bebop and Japanese composer Yoko Kanno for creating the music of show can teach us about Agile Practices.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops User Experience

Strategic Collaboration in Distributed or Remote Environments

In this post, I’ll talk about some strategies to help improve strategic collaboration while working in Distributed, Remote or Global Teams.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Strategy, Facilitation and Visual Thinking

In this post, I’ll talk about some of the visual thinking techniques that can be drawn from design thinking, data analytics, system thinking, game storming, and lean start-up.