Monthly Archives: September 2016

This Autumn: 1-on-1 Career Coaching Program

Six months ago I decided to not return to the Editor-in-Chief position at Impact Design Hub. It wasn’t an easy decision, especially as I was returning to work from maternity leave. A secure, nicely paid contract position doing work on a topic that resonates deeply with me, surrounded by inspiring, intelligent and funny colleagues—why give that up?

Well, as I mentioned in this post, I was feeling disconnected from those working on the ground. Getting information on the how, who, what and why in this field is important. But it only gets people so far. I was yearning for a more interactive, transformative connection to practitioners–a way to put all the knowledge, resources and expertise I’d acquired to use.

So long story short, I’ve decided to focus on working directly with committed, passionate practitioners, beginning with you here at Design Affects.

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Now Available: Becoming a Social Impact Designer Resource Kit

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Yesterday the “Becoming a Social Impact Designer Resource Kit” went out to everyone who asked for it. If you’re on my “Becoming a SIDer” list then double check your inbox (or click here to get the kit.)

Inside you will find:

  1. An illustrated journey on how I shifted practice from traditional architecture to social impact design, including funding information.
  2. 15 tried and tested tools that you can use today to improve your business acumen.
  3. 5 must-reads to challenge conventional practice.

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