Creative Confidence Podcast

Conversations on leadership and design thinking

The IDEO U Creative Confidence Podcast hosts candid conversations with some of today’s most inspiring change makers, design thinkers, and creative minds. IDEO U Executive Design Director Coe Leta Stafford and Founder Suzanne Gibbs Howard speak with guests about their approach to leadership, creativity, innovation, and growth. Get insight into their success through personal stories and real-world examples, and learn how to bring a human-centered approach to your own work.

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The Power of Play: How to Solve Problems Like a Toy Designer
Michelle Lee, Partner & Managing Director, IDEO
Thursday, February 15th, 2024 10am PT / 1pm ET

This is a free 45-minute session. Join live to participate with the community and get your questions answered.

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