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Sweat, shakes and slip-ups

The familiar feeling of stress can hit us at game-changing moments in our lives. Whether it’s pitching for funding or shooting for a goal, no matter how much you prepare, stress can sometimes get the better of us.

On top of this, we are frequently told that stress is bad…


In 79AD, Pliny the Younger, an elite lawyer and author of ancient Rome, stood to ‘observe a cloud’ as Mount Vesuvius erupted.

In 1912, passengers aboard the Titanic lingered in the comfort and warmth of the boat and even changed into their best attire, before climbing into a lifeboat.

In…


The road to simplicity

Take a look at the image below. How would you make this Lego structure more stable?

Did you choose to add more bricks to one side of the bridge? Or, did you choose to remove a piece instead?


Nudgestock 2021 — Ogilvy

Nudgestock is an annual BS (behavioural science) event by Ogilvy. This year’s event can be found on YouTube. Here are 3 things I learnt about problem-solving…

Embrace creativity, complexity and an unpredictable future — Rory Sutherland

Problems are often far more complex than we originally think and problem-solving requires more…


“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” — Eleanor Roosevelt.

What you think is what you see.

Experience is all we have

For 10 years I have been guided by this quote because I can’t think what could…


How to use human-centered design to build denser, more communal cities

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Driven by rapid population growth, technological advancement, and ecological uncertainty, the need for sustainability in cities has created an opportunity for designers to pause and consider what life will look like in the next 20, 50, and 100 years. …


3 design trends that are improving connectivity, community, and collaboration

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It is an exciting time to be an experience designer. With the recognition that human-centered design is necessary across multiple industries, and thought-leaders pushing the urgent need for collaboration, the importance of experience design for health, diversity, and inclusion is being acknowledged and, more importantly, acted upon. …


The experience economy continues to boom as consumers are increasingly investing in experiences over ‘things’. As a result, designers must respond to the ever-growing demand for ‘newer and richer’ experiences. The need to create bigger and better, often with added pressure from clients, can often lead to the design of…


“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

What is an experience?

When was the last time you had an experience? Was it last week when you went out…

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