Some really good ideas here for public speaking.
The bigger the dream the bigger the risks
— The Summit movie
There is no other way to make design the core of a human-centric company.
— Hartmut Esslinger - “Leadership in design was at the top, and ranked equally with all other top executives at Apple.” via Brain Pickings
Good article. The article also notes ways not to have to peak. The answer is to be continually learning and updating your knowledge and skills to be able to produce at any age. It is all about insights, time and energy levels. via Paul A. Gusmorino III
If we disagreed, we made something else
— Hartmut Esslinger
- on his relationship with Steve Jobs and their creative process.
"Designers spent two days observing practice and absorbing theory on child development and contemplative practice – in elementary schools, in university and at Heart-Mind 2013, a conference for practitioners in the field." Participating in this, I learned a lot about designing for large systems on the one hand while making meaningful impact for the individual. Take a look at the short documentary. Designers are problem solvers and have a unique mindset and skills to make good change happen.
How designers design mundane stuff is one of the best measures of their ability.