Doctor's Note

August 14, 2020

Finding the Shape of You

My leaving This is Doing and This is HCD wasn’t a pleasant experience, despite my desire for conscious uncoupling instead of painful divorce. Asking everyone re-subscribe to a different feed for my podcast rather than seamlessly moving subscribers and past episodes to a new podcast host was not done by choice, nor was it the human-centred thing to do, ironically. Nevertheless, there some useful lessons to be learned, especially for those of you who are taking your own journeys into Design Leadership or independence.

August 13, 2020

Boiling the Ocean: Complexity, Service Design, & Systems Thinking

I recently gave a talk for Dan Levy’s Future of Now series called Boiling the Ocean: Complexity, Service Design, & Systems Thinking. The …

July 23, 2020

A new home for Power of Ten

After a couple of years of being on the This is HCD network, Power of Ten is going solo with the episodes at their new home here on …

May 20, 2020

Design Leadership as Slow-Motion Facilitation

A lot of traditional models of leadership, especially in the corporate and political worlds, take on military language. There has been a …

May 13, 2020

Design Politics Online, On Sale

After a lot of behind the scenes work switching from the live event and working out how we make the virtual one engaging, we are delighted …

April 22, 2020

The Design Leadership Dip

Since I’ve just started offering Design Leadership Coaching, I thought I’d share my experience of moving into that role. But first, some …

April 6, 2020

Taking bookings for Design Leadership coaching

No more flying by the seat of your pants. I’m now offering one-to-one or small group Design Leadership coaching. Moving into a design …