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Wellington

Hack Your Learning

I Like I Wonder is about driving creative action, check out event #3 “Hack Your Learning” with Steve Hargadon. You’ll not only get the chance to listen to Steve present but also ‘play’ with him in the workshop that follows. Steve’s session is designed to help you better take charge of your own learning. The Internet and social media are opening new doors for initiatives, creation,
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Creating diverse teams means more than bringing your accountant into the strategic design process

The fact that some people are naturally better at different parts of the design process than others has become more apparent than ever of late. We know diverse teams matter, bringing in people from all areas of the organisation (the accountants, guys from ops and front of house, interns and executives) is important. Sometimes that team is compiled without worrying about which parts of the design process they are actu
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I Like I Wonder

Inspiring People – Creative Action I Like I Wonder is a series of intimate monthly events for creative leaders and innovators in Wellington, NZ. We know that true creatives gain true understanding by ‘doing’. I Like I Wonder events are about gaining creative wisdom from visiting international speakers through not just listening but by applying your new found insights in a hands-on workshop which follows. The wo
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Happiness is a Boardroom Topic

‘Happiness is a Boardroom Topic’, I couldn’t agree more.  Check out Emma Saunders’ TEDx talk: and watch the rest of the talks at TEDxTeAro.
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TEDxTeAro

TED (Technology, Entertainment & Design) is coming to New Zealand in the form of TEDx TeAro. For the latest updates you can check out tedxtearo.com/blog. Emma Saunders from Empathy has recently been announced as a speaker joining Anja Geelen from Tawa Montessori Preschool, Ben Forman from Stem Creative, Alex Hannant from Hikurangi Foundation, and Anna Guenther from PledgeMe. If you are nearby this is an event you
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Makerspace in Wellington

Design isn’t just about thinking, it’s about doing. Even if you haven’t studied as a Designer you can become a Maker. Taking an idea out of your head and into a workshop is the first (and hardest) step but it just got a whole lot easier thanks to the opening of The Wellington Makerspace for those of us here in Te Aro. Co-founder Lee Bennett has “always made things” ranging from Virtual Reality to special effects and
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Coffee Thinking :: a design thinking study close to home

  If design thinking is a new concept for you or even if you consider yourself somewhat knowledgeable on the topic, you might  find yourself asking how do I put design thinking into practice? The answer is that it does not have to be complicated and can start quite simply.  What’s more, businesses might  be using the principles of design thinking without even realising. Let’s start with an example close to home
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Design & Thinking screening Wellington

Empathy have teamed up with DINZ to bring the film Design & Thinking (all the way from the USA) to Wellington on 14th September 2012 at 4pm. Leave work a little early and call it professional development or a meeting… but don’t miss out on seeing this inspiring film. Book your ticket. About Design & Thinking… How do we fully engage organisations to think about the changing landscape of busin
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