admin

/admin

About admin

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Nam viverra euismod odio, gravida pellentesque urna varius vitae. Sed dui lorem, adipiscing in adipiscing et, interdum nec metus. Mauris ultricies, justo eu convallis placerat, felis enim ornare nisi vitae.
3 07, 2018

Internships Opportunities at ZIP Idea Lab

By |2018-07-27T22:36:46+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Education, News|Comments Off on Internships Opportunities at ZIP Idea Lab

We help people to solve their problems using Design Thinking and other creative problem solving tools. We help the people in our SDSU community – people, teams and organizations – on campus and afar. We also work with the business community to help them solve problems, [...]

3 03, 2018

Understanding the Role of the Idea Guy

By |2018-07-27T22:50:00+00:00March 3rd, 2018|Education|Comments Off on Understanding the Role of the Idea Guy

Where do great ideas come from? Why do some people have better ideas than others? Why do some companies seem to always have a lot of big ideas and others don't have one? All of these questions have the same answer. For most of my career, [...]

7 10, 2017

Why Bad Ideas Happen to Good Businesses

By |2018-07-27T22:39:42+00:00October 7th, 2017|Design, Education|Comments Off on Why Bad Ideas Happen to Good Businesses

For nearly 30 years, I’ve worked with leaders in the C-Suite to make strategic decisions about their business. From coast to coast and abroad, I listened in awe and amazement to the ideas presented and the rationale behind them. Some were awesome, and some were awful [...]

2 08, 2017

“Flowers are Red” and Other Lies About Creativity + Innovation

By |2018-07-31T05:40:23+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Design, Education|Comments Off on “Flowers are Red” and Other Lies About Creativity + Innovation

Teaching Creativity + Innovation in the College of Business at San Diego State University has provided an ongoing contribution of reference, reading and examples of what my clients and colleagues have discovered during their own exploration of their creative profile. One of the more recent shares was from a client - [...]

30 07, 2017

Understanding Ideation: So much more than just the idea.

By |2018-07-27T22:47:22+00:00July 30th, 2017|Design, Education|Comments Off on Understanding Ideation: So much more than just the idea.

This isn't going to take very long to write - I've been thinking about this since it happened on Friday. I was delivering my second Design Thinking workshop of the day: faculty in the morning, Fulbright scholars in the afternoon. 29 international students with academic honors that are [...]

25 07, 2017

TEDx | How Creativity Can Change the World, One Bad Drawing at a Time

By |2018-07-27T22:45:04+00:00July 25th, 2017|Design, Education, Resources|Comments Off on TEDx | How Creativity Can Change the World, One Bad Drawing at a Time

Everybody is creative, to some degree, in one way or another. The degree is often determined by the level of creativity attained as a child and the positive feedback you had during those formative years drawing ponies for your mom’s refrigerator. In fact, 98% of children [...]

16 05, 2017

How to Develop a Creative Profile

By |2018-07-27T22:51:36+00:00May 16th, 2017|Design, Resources|Comments Off on How to Develop a Creative Profile

A Creative Profile is a document, written by you, that reflects on the different aspects of your current ability to be creative. In my class, Creativity + Innovation, I teach business people how to be more like creative people. One of the tools I use to [...]

18 02, 2017

Big Data Hackathon – Design Thinking Resource Kit

By |2018-07-27T22:27:35+00:00February 18th, 2017|Design, Education, Resources|Comments Off on Big Data Hackathon – Design Thinking Resource Kit

Understand the Design Thinking process, and how planned thinking can improve your application. The 2017 hackathon will focus on one theme: Public Health.  The challenge is to create an app, platform, and/or technology that can tie into the public health theme using datasets provided via our special [...]

1 11, 2016

A Primer on Design Thinking

By |2018-07-27T22:20:57+00:00November 1st, 2016|Design|Comments Off on A Primer on Design Thinking

As concepts like “creativity” and “innovation” continue to be introduced into academic and business conversations they are quickly followed by processes and methodologies that deliver the desired outcomes. Although the words used are generally understood, they are sometimes hard to define with any confidence. One [...]