Posts in Design
Efosa Ojomo on Harnessing Disruptive Innovation for International Prosperity

On Episode 139 of Impact Boom, Efosa Ojomo of the Clayton Christensen Institute discusses his experience in developing international projects for prosperity, and shares insights into how theories, disruptive innovation and different strategies help us develop projects that can lift nations out of poverty.

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Sharon Zivkovic On Tackling Wicked Problems & Creating Positive Impact With Systemic Design

On Episode 127 of Impact Boom, Sharon Zivkovic of Community Capacity Builders and Wicked Lab discusses the difference between simple and complicated problems, providing communities and governments with insights on how to best tackle complex issues with effective approaches.

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Durell Coleman On How To Measure Impact & Create Positive Social Change With Human Centred Design

On Episode 98 of Impact Boom, Durell Coleman shares some of the positive social impact being created through his consultancy DC Design, whilst exploring how to use human centred design and the design thinking process to create exciting and meaningful impact. 

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Dave Hakkens On Tackling The World's Plastic Waste Problem & Creating Initiatives That Change The World

On Episode 84 of Impact Boom, Dave Hakkens talks about his journey so far with Precious Plastic, as well as sharing his insights on the internet as a tool for creating positive social impact and how best to turn ideas into outcomes that change the world for the better.

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Dr Joana Casaca Lemos On Designing For Qualities Of Sustainability & How Design Thinking Can Create Your Unique Story Of Impact

On Episode 69 of Impact Boom, Dr Joana Casaca Lemos discusses the designer's way of thinking as a holistic way to reframe challenges into opportunities, she emphasises the necessity of understanding context and talks about the importance of having a community of practice.

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Dr Ingrid Burkett On Using A Systemic Lens To Unlock Barriers For Change

On Episode 65 of Impact Boom, Ingrid Burkett of The Australian Centre for Social Innovation discusses ways to create systemic change in some of Australia's most disadvantaged communities, shares thoughts on co-design and key skills required for both individuals and governments to effectively create social innovation.

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Suzi Woodrow-Read & Ruth Toomey On Engaging Communities & Dealing With Complexity When Tackling Social Issues

On Episode 52 of Impact Boom, Suzi Woodrow-Read and Ruth Toomey of the Queensland Public Service Commission discuss solving complex, ambiguous, multi-stakeholder problems with co-design and other participatory methods. They share strong insights into identifying problems before jumping to solutions and the future of policy development.

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Jordi Gusi On The Shifting Balance Of Power In Social Innovation

On Episode 51 of Impact Boom, Jordi Gusi of Tandem Social shares key insights into the social innovation sector, particularly in Spain, explaining the difference between social entrepreneurship, co-operatives and the creation of social impact. Jordi discusses the importance of integrating communities and involving all the stakeholders throughout projects.

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Emma van der Leest On Design, Social Impact And The Circular Economy

On Episode 43 of Impact Boom, Emma van der Leest of BlueCity discusses transitioning to a circular economy, provides tips on taking action as a designer, shares insights on combining science and design as a bio-designer and talks about opportunities for design students. 

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Impact Conference Innovation Panel On The Role Of Technology In Innovation For Future Changemakers & Entrepreneurs

On Episode 42 of Impact Boom, we bring you a live-recorded panel on innovation from the Impact Conference in Australia. The panel discusses current trends in technology & how innovators & entrepreneurs are leveraging it to create positive social change. They provide insights into the social enterprise sector, policy, venture capital and authentic leadership.

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