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Living With Less. A Lot Less.

Living With Less. A Lot Less. | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it
The many things I consumed ended up consuming me.
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Eric Ries on 'The Lean Startup' | KQED

Eric Ries on 'The Lean Startup' | KQED | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it
When Odeo first started as a podcasting company, it had so few customers that it offered to return its investors' money. But it looked at what its customers wanted, changed its model and became the company we know today as Twitter.
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Design Thinking | Thoughts by Tim Brown

Design Thinking | Thoughts by Tim Brown | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it

If you talk to people at the Santa Fe Institute, or read any of their books, you’ll learn that a key characteristic of a complex system is that the more complex a system is, the more information flows through it. If this is true, then we ought to be thinking more about these information flows when we are designing for behavior change in complex systems.

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The Secret Phrase That Sparks Creative Solutions | Design Thinking

The Secret Phrase That Sparks Creative Solutions | Design Thinking | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it

“How” assumes that solutions exist and provides the creative confidence needed to identify and solve for unmet needs.

 

“Might” says that we can put ideas out there that might work or might not—either way, we’ll learn something useful.

 

“We” signals that we’re going to collaborate and build on each other’s ideas to find creative solutions together.

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Relax! You’ll Be More Productive

Relax! You’ll Be More Productive | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it
To be at your peak, don’t work so much.
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How Facebook Finds The Best Design Talent, And Keeps Them Happy

How Facebook Finds The Best Design Talent, And Keeps Them Happy | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it
If you take a close look at Facebook’s S-1 registration statement, you’ll notice something striking: Designers are called out as key to the company’s long-term strategic success.Editor’s NoteSee Facebook’s biggest design hires, in the slide show...
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15 Minutes With: Heath Ceramics’ Cathy Bailey on Business Design | Design Thinking

15 Minutes With: Heath Ceramics’ Cathy Bailey on Business Design | Design Thinking | Innovative Design Thinking | Scoop.it

It was this visceral difference between the sounds of a small ceramics manufacturer and those of a consulting design studio that got Cathy Bailey started on the path to co-leading Heath Ceramics. In partnership with her husband Robin Petravic, Cathy has shaped Heath into an icon of the San Francisco manufacturing revival. I got the chance to sit down with her after a recent IDEO Design Evenings event to chat about the challenges and rewards of designing a business. Some highlights from our conversation:

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