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Choosing where you want to work?

26 May

Love this perspective on work, creativity, and making things happen from Tina Seelig. (Author of What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20)

“We couldn’t be more different, except for our shared values. And that makes working together enjoyable.”

So true… look for people, teams, companies who share your values. What you create together will mean more to you.

What’s important to you?

Get out of the cube for new ideas

23 Jan Visiting CCA

Five of us from our design team went to the Bill Moggridge lecture at the California College of the Arts San Francisco campus last night. A great opportunity: the lecture was the inaugural event to kick off the new program in Interaction Design that will be offered at CCA beginning next year. Moggridge was a founder of IDEO and one of the original champions of user-centered design and interaction design as a discipline,  and now directs the Cooper Hewitt national design museum in New York.

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Telling your story together builds a team

6 Dec

Like many who blog occasionally, I have lots of half-baked posts that somehow never get completed. This post has been sitting in draft for months. Even though the original team I was writing about was reorganized, I wanted to wrap and publish it anyway. I learned so much about — and from — everyone involved in the project. So it’s very much rear view mirror now, but I hope to have the opportunity to leverage something similar in future.

Way back then… (a few months ago :-)… I wrote it up with this lead: Our web services and strategy team rocks! Continue reading