10 insights for designing your life — bill burnett

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    DESIGNINGYOURLIFE

  • This presentation consists of highlights from the interview with Moe Abdou,

    founder & host of 33voices.

    http://twitter.com/moeabdouhttp://www.33voices.com

  • Bill Burnett is a Consulting Assistant Professor and the Executive Direc-tor of the Design Program at Stanford. He directs the undergraduate and graduate program in design and teaches at the d.school. He received his Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Product Design at Stan-ford and has worked in start-ups and Fortune 100 companies, including seven years at Apple designing award-winning laptops and a number of

    years in the toy industry designing Star Wars action figures.

    Bill Burnett@wburnett

    Executive Director Stanford Design Program

  • Each of us will write more than one chapter during our journey through life. As much as

    you can, stay true to your own voice.

    Insight #1

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  • Insight #2

    The notion that you have a passion is a destructive idea. Opt not to search for it, for its the success you experience in certain

    work that will ignite your true passion.

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  • Insight #3

    The essence of Design Thinking is to use a human centric approach to solving problems.

    Always start with empathy.

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  • Insight #4

    Design Thinking is anchored in these core principles:

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  • Insight #4

    Design Thinking is anchored in these core principles:

    Accept - You cant solve a problem youre not willing to have

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  • Insight #4

    Design Thinking is anchored in these core principles:

    A bias for action - Dont try to decide your way forward, design it forward

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  • Insight #4

    Design Thinking is anchored in these core principles:

    Reframe the problem - Are you solving the right problem?

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  • Insight #5

    Next time you have a new idea and dont know where to go or what to do, always start where you are, notice whats available and take the

    next best step forward.

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  • Insight #6

    In modern society, information is plentiful, Still, if you cant design new things,

    youre likely to be left behind.

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  • Insight #7

    Coherence - who am I, what do I believe, and what am I doing. If you

    can understand the interrelationships between them, youll have a better life.

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  • Insight #8

    The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into

    your mind - but how to get old ones out. - Dee Hock

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  • Insight #9

    Failure sucks, but instructs! - David Kelley

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  • Insight #10

    Where your talents and the needs of the world cross; there lies your vocation.

    - Aristotle on vocation

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  • Reflect: If you knew you were going to have multiple careers, would you approach your

    body of work differently?

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