We talked with Dabney Hailey, founder and principal of Hailey Group, about the Visual Thinking Strategies (or VTS) method, why it works, how to bring elements of it into your daily practice, and why leaders should shift to the facilitative leadership style this method teaches. Here are six takeaways from our conversation.
IDEO Senior Portfolio Director Dwayne Edwards gives a framework for balancing intuition and data, shares strategies to surface an intuitive ability in yourself and in your team, and talks about the importance of building self-awareness to fuel your intuition.
For many organizations, culture building has been impacted by remote work—and will need to be reimagined. The IDEO U community shared ideas on remote culture building, from connecting with your purpose to finding moments of celebration.
In a future of work that for many will be a combination of virtual and in-person, we’ll need to tackle one of the biggest challenges of remote work: Zoom fatigue. We reached out to the IDEO U community and heard your best tips on staying inspired and engaged, from making a new commute to designing an end-of-day ritual.
Hybrid is harder, but it holds the potential for increased creativity and innovation. And it’s what most companies will look like as we come out of the Covid-19 pandemic and begin transitioning from fully remote to hybrid structures. Learn three things companies and individuals can do to thrive in a hybrid work environment, tactics for combating remote fatigue, and how to build team culture—not just camaraderie—in a virtual setting.
If you’re struggling to feel settled at the makeshift workspace you’ve set up in your kitchen, or you’re taking work calls from your closet in an attempt to minimize interruptions from your kids, you’re not alone. The “rapid remote” shift many of us have undergone in the last few weeks due to COVID-19 brings its own set of challenges, far beyond the normal ones remote workers deal with daily.