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An Exercise in Empathy: Donald Trump Supporters

The true art of empathy is being able to listen to and follow the views and motivations of people who are NOT like yourself. Especially in times of polarizing debates in which we’re all busy trying to sort out good

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An Exercise in Empathy: Donald Trump Supporters

The true art of empathy is being able to listen to and follow the views and motivations of people who are NOT like yourself. Especially in times of polarizing debates in which we’re all busy trying to sort out good

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Your Creative Space is your Extended Super Brain

A couple of years ago, when I was trying to figure out what to do with my life I studied psychology for a semester. Though I did not pursue this field, there is one lecture which I remember quite vividly.

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Your Creative Space is your Extended Super Brain

A couple of years ago, when I was trying to figure out what to do with my life I studied psychology for a semester. Though I did not pursue this field, there is one lecture which I remember quite vividly.

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Coaching Approaches for Longer Design Thinking Projects

Design Thinking education for professionals mostly comes in short, experiential formats. After having spent two or three days going through a full innovation cycle in which no step takes longer than an hour, participants are often asking about possible structures

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Coaching Approaches for Longer Design Thinking Projects

Design Thinking education for professionals mostly comes in short, experiential formats. After having spent two or three days going through a full innovation cycle in which no step takes longer than an hour, participants are often asking about possible structures

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MOOCs for Design Thinkers

I’m a big fan of MOOCs and there are a number of formats around innovation and Design Thinking now, each with its own take on the topic. This is a list of the ones that I came across, along with my

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MOOCs for Design Thinkers

I’m a big fan of MOOCs and there are a number of formats around innovation and Design Thinking now, each with its own take on the topic. This is a list of the ones that I came across, along with my

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Design Thinking Camp SAP AppHaus Heidelberg

I recently attended another Design Thinking Barcamp presented by Oose’s Stefan Raimer and hosted by SAP’s AppHaus Heidelberg. I presented two sessions: 1. Design Thinking Tools that SUCK (if you don’t hack them) This was a rapid run through many of

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Design Thinking Camp SAP AppHaus Heidelberg

I recently attended another Design Thinking Barcamp presented by Oose’s Stefan Raimer and hosted by SAP’s AppHaus Heidelberg. I presented two sessions: 1. Design Thinking Tools that SUCK (if you don’t hack them) This was a rapid run through many of

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Drawing Class with Mauro Rego

Last weekend I attended a drawing class with the fantastic Mauro Rego. It was a well-concepted, fun and exhausting class that taught me three basic things: 1. Being able to draw parallel lines is important 2. People have joints, so

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Drawing Class with Mauro Rego

Last weekend I attended a drawing class with the fantastic Mauro Rego. It was a well-concepted, fun and exhausting class that taught me three basic things: 1. Being able to draw parallel lines is important 2. People have joints, so

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Sketching Introduction Onepager

I created a one page sketching course for the Berlin magazine by the agency kleiner und bold GmbH which was printed in a shortened form here.

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Sketching Introduction Onepager

I created a one page sketching course for the Berlin magazine by the agency kleiner und bold GmbH which was printed in a shortened form here.

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Exercise on Mindfulness of Space

I designed and moderated a 90 minute interactive session on how space follows intention in Design Thinking for the HPI D-Vision Day 2013. I describe the session here. (HPI Academy)

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Exercise on Mindfulness of Space

I designed and moderated a 90 minute interactive session on how space follows intention in Design Thinking for the HPI D-Vision Day 2013. I describe the session here. (HPI Academy)

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Design Thinking in 30 Minutes

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Jochen, I wrote a very compact and simple introduction to the main ideas of Design Thinking in German. I also illustrated the book in a rather non-artistic style. You can order the book

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Design Thinking in 30 Minutes

Together with my friend and SAP colleague Jochen, I wrote a very compact and simple introduction to the main ideas of Design Thinking in German. I also illustrated the book in a rather non-artistic style. You can order the book

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