Training, Coaching, Workshops

Design Leadership Coaching

No more flying by the seat of your pants

Moving into a design leadership role can be challenging. On the one hand, you become more senior and take on more business and people responsibilities. On the other hand, this often means letting go of some “on the tools” craft skills. The result can be a confidence-jarring dip, where you’re not very good at either one. I can pinpoint the exact moment, 20 years ago, when I finally realised this was happening to me.

It can feel like you’re flying by the seat of your pants.

I believe leadership has become fetishised. There’s no shortage of leadership books, HBR articles, models, formulas and ten-step programs out there. But I’ve found people achieve more personal growth through candid conversation, empathetic coaching and someone …

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Workshop Archive

These are usually workshops from conferences and events that I am able to make publicly available. They are generally fairly old, but since they contain references and files people find useful, I keep them online for posterity.

May 14, 2013

UXLX 2013 Workshop

From UX to Service Design Workshop Description We instantly recognise the design craft and appeal of an iPhone or a Porsche, but why are our …

October 5, 2012

IED Barcelona Workshop 2012

If you’ve found this page, then you have probably been at my service design workshop at Escola Superior de Disseny and are looking for the …