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How Leaders Use Design Sprints to Collaborate, Solve Problems and Make Decisions
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How Leaders Use Design Sprints to Collaborate, Solve Problems and Make Decisions

If you are in a role where you make decisions and solve problems then you’ll be interested in design sprints. In 2019 I was invited to the Google Design Sprint Conference. As part of my research on how design thinking can be used in K12, I was interested in learning how enterprise was applying the […]

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No student should experience life after graduation feeling confused and unprepared.  Like so many, I walked into the world of work thinking I don't remember reading about this in my textbooks.
It took years for me to find my place and learn how to navigate a rapidly changing world.

I began my journey as a high school science teacher then shifted into a private school Educational Technology Director. I then became Director of Innovative Learning at the University of Southern California, after which I was hired at Apple Inc. as an Education Leadership Executive. At Apple, I worked with schools to integrate technology to advance strategic initiatives. 

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From keynotes to customized experiences there are a variety of ways we can work together. While many places focus on devices and apps, we focus on a creating a culture of innovation using an approach that is human-centered and technology-driven.

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