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Give as much as you take

Give as much as you take

Give as much as you take. (If in doubt, give a little more.) Balancing our needs and their needs, in a fair and reasonable way, is important for our wellbeing. This is perhaps more important now than ever before, given the world seems to be increasingly about taking....
Combining design thinking and applied psychology

Combining design thinking and applied psychology

I use three different problem-solving processes: Design Thinking, Crisis Support and Suicide First Aid. I see a great deal of similarities between them. There is a possibility to combine them to create a richer, more 360° approach. A hybrid process that is: Effective...
Hello Europe

Hello Europe

I’ll be in Europe next week! I am taking stock of the first 20 years of my work life, reviewing each of my experience and skills critically. It feels like more than 20 years! Part of this review is the drive to get out into the wider world, to meet new people...
See you in 2015

See you in 2015

In a couple of weeks, 2014 will be the past. Whether 2014 was good, bad or indifferent there is nothing more we can do about it. 🙂 How do we want 2015 to be? What change can we choose to make? What sort of people can we be? See you...

Resource: What is strategic design

Strategic design is the initial exploration, understanding and planning part. Executional design then follows to implement the final solutions. … Strategic designers are the meta-design people you hire before you hire the executional designers. Read more here:...
Happy holidays 2013

Happy holidays 2013

Thanks for all your support and kindnesses this year. Below is a great motivational video to end with (thanks Tracey!) Have a great end of 2013 AND a brilliant...
Happy holidays 2012

Happy holidays 2012

The world ends tomorrow – 21 Dec 2012 – apparently. In any case, have a great and safe holiday season. And thanks for all your support throughout 2012....

New resource: Audiences with Different Levels of Knowledge

Adapting your communications to different audiences? How much fact should you present? How much tempering do you need to do to the material? And how much (and what sort of) emotive content do you need to wrap the whole thing up in? Find out in Tailor Communications...

New resource: Strategy, Plan and Process

Strategy, Plan and Process are sometimes used interchangeably. But they mean different things, have different intents, and involve different tasks and activities. Find out more in my one-page resource: Strategy, Plan and Process. If you find it useful, please let me...

New resource: Agility

The Agile Methodology is typically associated with accelerated software development. The core principles of Agile can be effectively applied to general project work. See my new resource: Agile, Change-embracing, Accelerated Projects. If you find it useful, please let...
Rolling professional development and community work into one

Rolling professional development and community work into one

Giving a part of my annual productive hours to worthwhile community causes has been a part of my work practice since about 2005. After an almost three year hiatus in Singapore (due to the longer work hours) I am restarting that practice again in 2012. In the past, it...

Petition for an ethical iphone 5

If you gave a damn about how ethically the next iphone will be made, add your voice to this petition. Via theregister.co.uk Update: Related article on the Guardian: Apple hit by boycott call over worker abuses in China — US writers attack conditions at Foxconn...
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