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Design Thinking 101: Learning, Leading, and Applying Design Thinking

Design Thinking 101 helps listeners learn about design-driven innovation, connect design thinking to strategy and action, and explore learning from challenges overcome while applying design thinking and related innovation approaches.

You'll hear design practitioners' stories, lessons, ideas, resources, and tips. Our guests share insights on how to deliver results with design thinking in business, social innovation, education, design, government, healthcare and other fields.

Design Thinking 101 Dawan Stanford

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Design Thinking 101: Learning, Leading, and Applying Design Thinking

Design Thinking 101 helps listeners learn about design-driven innovation, connect design thinking to strategy and action, and explore learning from challenges overcome while applying design thinking and related innovation approaches.

You'll hear design practitioners' stories, lessons, ideas, resources, and tips. Our guests share insights on how to deliver results with design thinking in business, social innovation, education, design, government, healthcare and other fields.

    Designing for Behavior Change + Ethics + Tools with Stephen Wendel — DT101 E54

    Designing for Behavior Change + Ethics + Tools with Stephen Wendel — DT101 E54

    Steve Wendel is the author of Designing for Behavior Change, Founder of the Action Design Network, and head of Behavioral Science at Morningstar. We talk about behavioral problem solving, his new book, ethics and behavior design, and his toolkit for anyone who wants to apply behavioral science now. Show Host: Dawan Stanford
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    Stephen began working with behavioral science during his years at HelloWallet. He was seeking to create products that were more attuned to the mindset of, and challenges

    • 37 min
    Purpose-Driven Design + Problem Finding + Behavioral Design with Amy Heymans — DT101 E53

    Purpose-Driven Design + Problem Finding + Behavioral Design with Amy Heymans — DT101 E53

    Amy Heymans is Mad*Pow’s Chief Experience Officer and one its foundersof. We talk about how the practice of design is evolving, the emerging role of behavior design, purpose-driven design, and making sure the problems designers are asked to solve connect to business outcomes. Show Host: Dawan Stanford
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    A love of art led Amy into a career as a designer. She started in web design during the dot-com bubble where she became passionate about user research, usability, and user experience. After th

    • 34 min
    Designing for Healthcare vs Sick Care + The Emergency Design Collective — DT101 E52

    Designing for Healthcare vs Sick Care + The Emergency Design Collective — DT101 E52

    Nick Dawson is the co-organizer of the Emergency Design Collective. In today’s episode, we talk about healthcare innovation labs, how to think about opportunities in healthcare, healthcare versus sick care, and launching the EDC to support the COVID-19 response. Show Host: Dawan Stanford
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    Nick Dawson grew up with a father who worked in healthcare and hospitals. As he entered college, he was convinced that he absolutely didn’t want to work in the same field. But the

    • 37 min
    Weaving Design Thinking into Teams, Leaders and Organizations with Holly O'Driscoll — DT101 E51

    Weaving Design Thinking into Teams, Leaders and Organizations with Holly O'Driscoll — DT101 E51

    Today’s guest is Holly O'Driscoll, the founder and CEO of Ampersand Innovation, a boutique consultancy focusing on bringing more human-centered design, innovation, strategy, and leadership development to the world. During the conversation, you'll learn about intersections between innovation and leadership, designing and facilitating innovation teams, and insights into shaping organizational innovation. Host: Dawan Stanford.
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    Holly believes her journey into design began when she wa

    • 48 min
    Design for Good + Gut Checks + Seeing Power with George Aye — DT101 E50

    Design for Good + Gut Checks + Seeing Power with George Aye — DT101 E50

    Today’s guest is George Aye, the co-founder of Greater Good Studio and an Adjunct Full Professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. We talk about creating a design studio driven by social impact, how to make facing the hard, ethical questions part of how a team functions, and what it means to design and lead with a deep awareness of power and its absence. Dawan Stanford, is your podcast host.
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    George’s path to design began in England, where he studied mechanical engineering at

    • 54 min
    Designing Your Team + Teams in Design Education + Coaching Design Teams with Mary Sherwin and David Sherwin — DT101 E49

    Designing Your Team + Teams in Design Education + Coaching Design Teams with Mary Sherwin and David Sherwin — DT101 E49

    David and Mary Sherwin work with design teams in for-profit and nonprofit organizations via their consulting business, Ask The Sherwins, LLC. They’re also professors at the Pacific College of Art in the Design and Collaboration Program. In this episode, we go deep into designing teams, consider more effective ways to teach design and teams, and ways to make teams work when working remotely with Dawan Stanford, your podcast host.
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    David's background is in engineering and liberal arts. He grad

    • 58 min

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