Polish-American Innovation Bridge 2016 (PAMI), Krakow

There is nothing better than exchanging creative ideas, bouncing them off each other, getting some advice from those who know more about innovation and business. Polish-American Innovation Bridge was organized to foster precisely that! 2017 was the 3rd...

Design Thinking Week 2015 (2nd edition), Krakow

I was over the moon hearing about the 2nd edition of Design Thinking Week! Though smaller than last year, equally - if not more - inspiring and engaging! Krakow participated again, and Innovation and Creativity Lab Foundation (Fundacja Laboratorium...

Design Thinking Week 2017 (3rd edition), Krakow

Design Thinking Week is a week-long (d'oh) festival focused on design thinking (double do'oh) that takes places in many cities across Poland. 2017 held the third edition and as previously, it was organized by my NGO, Innovation and Creativity Lab...

Redesigning services with the Polish Ministry of Digital Affairs

Prior to my lecture, I haven't heard much about design thinking, service design, lean management, or any other process design methodology to be applied in Polish governmental organization. Imagine my surprise when I was contacted by a former listener of my...

Your City is Our City Urban Festival in Krakow, 2014

Design thinking is a versatile methodology that can help upgrade various areas of life for the better. Urban designers have already tapped into the creativity and human-focused traits to upgrade and redesign public spaces, bike routes, entire buildings, or...

Teaching Brainstorming at the Innovators’ Summit 2014

Ever since I accepted design thinking as my personal business savior, I feel the urge to share my knowledge and its teachings with others (well, I’m also a teacher at heart, so there you go), and I did precisely that at this event, with a smile on my face...

INNOVATION IS SHITE! (not clickbait) – soap! conf 2018

And I can still smell the fresh paint... Just kidding, it's only been a year since my last soap! conf appearance! If you're interested in my 2017 soap! conf experience, click here! Aaaanddd, now for the main topic - I was back this year, with new energy...

eLearning Summer School 2018 Podcast

Hej, cześć! Letnia Szkola eLearningu to edukacyjny podkast o e-learningu, szkoleniach i rozwoju, prowadzony przez Piotra Peszko. Podkast nagrywany jest w języku polskim. Jeśli chcesz przeczytać posty po polsku to kliknij tutaj, znajdziesz tam pełne opisy...

Narzedzia w eLearningu (Letnia Szkola eLearningu 2018)

Hello, hi! Letnia Szkola eLearningu is an educational podcast about e-learning, training, and self-development run by Piotr Peszko. The project is led in Polish, therefore the following text (as well as linked episodes), are in Polish. Please click here if...

Design thinking w eLearningu (Letnia Szkola eLearningu 2018)

Hello, hi! Letnia Szkola eLearningu is an educational podcast about e-learning, training, and self-development run by Piotr Peszko. The project is led in Polish, therefore the following text (as well as linked episodes), are in Polish. Please click here if...

So you brainstormed… now what?

Well, there you are. You've just run a successful (or was it... buahahaha [insert evil laugh]) brainstorming session (and you can read about my semi-hatred towards brainstorming, just click here, lol) that saw no arguments, no bias, but tons of ideas! Now...

I hope I ACE-d it! ACE! conf, May 2018

Aced it? Get it? Coz, ACE... ace-d it? Moving on! When Paul Klipp, the brain behind ACE! conference, invited me, this short stack geek passionate about design thinking, to speak at the event, I was over the moon. I love spreading info about creativity and...

Brainstorming SUCKS. Is there something better?

Well, OK, "SUCKS" in all caps might be a strong word. But there, I said it: I do not like brainstorming, almost "hate it with the fire of a thousand suns." This widely used technique (well, semi-wildly, as quite often I see it being misused actually),...

Design Thinking Week 2014 (1st edition), Krakow

The year I started my adventure with design thinking was the first year that Design Thinking Week was organized, and not only in Krakow but many cities across Poland. Design Thinking Week is a week-long festival when people from various backgrounds share...

soap! conf 2017 – the only techcomm conference in Krakow

When I started my adventure with tech there wasn't a lot of events happening for people who were interested in technical communication, online solutions, or technology business. Hell, back then the word start-up existed only in Silicone Valley (even though...

Women Techmakers Belfast Summit 2018

I had the immense pleasure to be featured at the Conference with my talk about - yes, yes - design thinking! This one, however, was not predominantly about the methodology, but about how it can empower you to be better, both professionally and in personal...