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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Crafting Customer-Centric Roadmaps: A Jobs-to-be-Done Approach to Roadmap Planning and Better Backlog Grooming

Learn how using JTBD injects user-centricity into every roadmap planning and backlog grooming activity, allowing you to prioritize effectively and craft impactful product experiences.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Managing and Adapting to Change in Thought Leadership

For designers and strategists aspiring to become thought leaders, managing and adapting to change are not just desirable traits but a fundamental necessity.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Innovative Thinking and Idea Generation for Thought Leadership

Innovative thinking and idea generation help designers and strategists bridge uncertainty and vision. Let’s review the necessary skills for this process.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Cultivating Emotional Intelligence for Thought Leadership

Designers and strategists should cultivate a combination of emotional intelligence skills and mindsets that set them apart as influential thought leaders.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

Building Thought Leadership Skills

Discover how combining thought leadership with strategic skills can enhance a designer’s ability to influence business decisions.

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Design Strategy Project Management Talks & Workshops

Presentation and Storytelling Skills for Strategy Development and Stakeholder Engagement

To drive user experience vision forward, strategists need to effectively communicate their strategies with good presentation and storytelling skills.

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Trend Watching

2022 Year in Review

In this post, I’m going to reflect on what was on my mind by looking back on some stats of my posts in 2022.

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Design Strategy Talks & Workshops

“Bringing Business Impact and User Needs Together with Jobs-to-be-Done (JTBD)” at Web Directions 2022

At Web Directions Summit 2022, I made the case that Jobs to be Done work as a great “exchange” currency for teams to discuss value with stakeholders.

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Inspiration

For Inspiration: “Let Dream Tell You a Story” from The Sandman

Even if you’re not a comic book fan, you’ve probably heard of Netflix’s adaptation of The Sandman. In this short video, Tom Sturridge is the ASMR of your dreams.

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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.