5 ways to effectively manage difficult Workshop dynamics


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For all of you that facilitate workshops on a regular basis: you know it’s not always easy to manage a group. There are a variety of problems that might occur due to the composition of the group, dominating individuals, difficult behavior and other causes such as mentally absent folks. I sometimes find it hard to […]

May 6, 2018

Putting the Brand back in the Design Thinking process


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You are your brand. Just as ‘we are our brain’, companies ‘are their brand’. It defines why they exist, why they do what they do and what distinguishes them from competition. The often quoted Simon Sinek framework of the ‘why, how and what‘ is a perfect way to answer the question: ‘why are we doing […]

March 13, 2018

Desirable, Feasible and Viable: three important lenses


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The ‘balanced breakthrough model‘ (above), is an innovation model that I often show to clients and colleagues, because it provides a lot of clarity on how to ‘view’ a given project/design challenge. If you consider your project through these three lenses, you get an immediate sense of what’s important: Desirable: how can we create an […]

August 18, 2017