The Studio Project is an in-depth, 3-week project that brings the challenge of an aspirational company to the brains of a diverse set of whip-smart professionals. Ranging from advertising executives to Nickelodeon Product Managers to global non-profit innovation leaders, the participants brought diverse knowledge, skillsets, and

The Studio Project is an in-depth, 3-week project that brings the challenge of an aspirational company to the brains of a diverse set of whip-smart professionals. Ranging from advertising executives to Nickelodeon Product Managers to global non-profit innovation leaders, the participants brought diverse knowledge, and

// Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook The Design Gym is a community at the intersection of learning and creative problem solving. We bring together classes of diverse professionals to work on projects of aspirational organizations – learning by doing. This month's weekend workout focused

The Design Gym is a community at the intersection of learning and creative problem solving. We bring together classes of diverse professionals to work on projects of aspirational organizations - learning by doing. We recently did one focused on airbnb, because we think it’s a pretty

How do you get inside the head of your customer? What really motivates them, and how do you reach them where they are? Our current answer is a dual-learning model. We bring companies we've trained in design thinking together with people who are also training in

If you've never read the Valve Employee Handbook, it's worth a read. They have an amazing attitude towards their internal organization, culture and ways of working. It is maybe the only Employee Handbook you'll ever read in one short sitting, happily. With a lighthearted tone

If you've wanted to run your own design sprint, you can always hire The Design Gym...but frankly you can do it yourself if you have enough Creative Confidence! There are lots of great resources on the web, but DesignStaff.org from Google ventures has some great stuff.

If you don't get Now I Know, the awesome daily email on random things that are interesting, you should! This article from a few days ago was fascinating, and about a very early hacker's network: Farmers and Ranchers in the early days of the 1900s, using

"Design is the Future of Business" says author Nathan Shedroff. He's written a host of books, started a school, and has the guts to open his materials up for anyone and everyone to use. Take a look here for his MBA curriculum.  His Experiences studio is

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