Tool: Personas (empathy)

One of the best ways to better solve someone else’s problems is to understand them clearly, understand their lives. And there is no better way to do so that try to be them, be in their shoes and see the world from their perspective. Obviously, we can never...

The power of BAD IDEAS

Hever you ever ransacked your apartment, pulling your hair out, firefighters and search rescue one call away, trying to find this once-uneventful scrap of paper that, as your current self realized, contained notes for the greatest idea ever invented™️? You remember...

Tool: Six Thinking Hats (ideation and feedback)

Six Thinking Hats method was given to us by the (as I call him, at least) father of lateral/creative thinking, a Maltese physician, psychologist, philosopher, inventor, and consultant Edward de Bono. If you read my blog or follow my love for design thinking, you would...

Tool: Eisenhower Matrix (prioritization)

President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a General in the US Army, then Allied Forces Supreme Commander during World War II, and later the 34th President of the United States (1953–61, serving two consecutive terms), is the namesake of the priority matrix that can help you...

6 Adult Learning Principles by M. Knowles

Andragogy, meaning methods and principles used in adult education, has been around for over 100 years. Firstly coined by a German educator Alexander Kapp in 1833, it was extensively studied and popularized by an American educator Malcolm Knowles in the 1970s, and he...