Remote Together. How to Stay Social while Distancing

March 23, 2020 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Remote Together. How to Stay Social while Distancing”

Remote Together. How to Stay Social while Distancing
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In some ways, this is an exciting time to be alive. Joost and Brian speak with Reinout Bosman, trainer, speaker, and opera tenor currently living in Florence, Italy. Together, we explore the idea that crisis brings change – we can either shut down or step up and follow new opportunities.

 

We discuss best practices for conducting classes or workshops online, social rituals like ‘Whatsapperitivo’ to stay in touch with friends, and how we can enrich our lives by confronting our confining convictions. Our journey passes along purpose, ventures into vulnerability, and careens around courage, creativity, connection, and love. 🙏🏼❤️

Key Topics

Remote workshops, Intention, design sprints, digital collaboration tools, love vs. fear, empathy, vulnerability, humanity, being present, facilitating

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What is A “Better” World? /w Nathan Kinch & Mat Mytka from Greater Than X

March 2, 2020 Posted by 0 thoughts on “What is A “Better” World? /w Nathan Kinch & Mat Mytka from Greater Than X”

What is A “Better” World? /w Nathan Kinch & Mat Mytka from Greater Than X
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People often talk about “building a better world,” but what does that actually mean? We at Shots of Purpose do it too, but to steer this ship called Earth in a new direction, we need to understand where we want to go.

Joost & Brian welcome Nathan Kinch & Mat Mytka, from Greater Than X, to the show. As experts in data ethics and responsible business, they’ve created practical frameworks to guide planet positive change. From childhood dreams to the bushfires in Australia, we discuss moral principles and how to turn them into action.

Key Topics

Privacy, data ethics, ethical business, outcome focus, VME framework, types of freedom, meaningful moments, stakeholder vs. shareholder primacy, JTBD, capitalism, career escalator, peace innovation, BHAG

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Health Insurance, Gamified

February 10, 2020 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Health Insurance, Gamified”

Health Insurance, Gamified
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Health insurers, like a.s.r. Vitality, are using data from wearables like Fitbit and Apple Watch to give healthier people discounts. This makes a lot of sense: if you’re healthier, you’re less likely to need medical care, which means an insurance company is less likely to have to pay medical bills.

But what could go wrong? In this episode, Joost talks about his life with a.s.r. Vitality and discusses with Brian the benefits and potential pitfalls with gamified health. We discuss privacy, ethical design, and behavior change, pondering the influence of economics on service design & how we can help systems like these work the way we intend them to.

Key Topics

Health, insurance, digital personhood, data ethics, consent, behavior change, behavioral design, Agile development, wearables, mobile apps, privacy, security, information design

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Are the Polar Icecaps Really Melting? /w Xenia Tombrou

January 13, 2020 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Are the Polar Icecaps Really Melting? /w Xenia Tombrou”

Are the Polar Icecaps Really Melting? /w Xenia Tombrou
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Design thinking gives people tools to address issues all over the world. Xenia Tombrou uses them in her struggle to clean up her home island of Corfu, Greece.

Tom, Joost, and Brian got to speak with Xenia, communication specialist, project manager, and climate activist. We discuss her work on reusing & reducing waste on the island, the most difficult challenges she faces, and how a little empathy can convert our most vocal critics into our most motivated allies.

Key Topics

Sustainability, waste management, community building, recycling, climate change, ego, leadership, plastic, composting, environment, conservation, design thinking, empathy

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What does neuroscience have to do with the climate crisis? /w Philip Jordanov, Neuropsychologist at Neurofied

December 16, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “What does neuroscience have to do with the climate crisis? /w Philip Jordanov, Neuropsychologist at Neurofied”

What does neuroscience have to do with the climate crisis? /w Philip Jordanov, Neuropsychologist at Neurofied
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Why do we separate our plastic but end up throwing it in the trash anyway? How can we work with cognitive bias to nudge people toward healthier choices? And how do urinal flies save thousands of Euros every year?

Joost & Brian speak with Philip Jordanov, Cognitive Neuropsychologist at Neurofied. He answers these questions and discusses with us how understanding of human behavior can help us fight climate change.

Key Topics

Behavior change, cognitive bias, sustainability, neuroanatomy, evolutionary psychology, dual-systems processing theory, mental models, Amsterdam Fashion Week, ethical persuasion, artificial intelligence, systems thinking

Philip’s E-mail Address

philip@neurofied.com

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App Data, Privacy and Design Leadership /w Sjoerd Dijkstra, UX Director at App Annie

October 28, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “App Data, Privacy and Design Leadership /w Sjoerd Dijkstra, UX Director at App Annie”

App Data, Privacy and Design Leadership /w Sjoerd Dijkstra, UX Director at App Annie
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Sjoerd Dijkstra is UX Director at App Annie, a world-leader in the collection and analysis of app data. Sjoerd talks with us about many things, amongst which how companies can inform themselves without infringing people’s privacy, successfully running a business with teams spread across the globe, design leadership and the massive increase of popularity of mobile games. 
Besides being a UX director, Sjoerd is head of the Dutch branch of App Annie, an avid gamer, a father of two and an all-round nice guy. Find more about Sjoerd on his portfolio here.
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Why and how should we apply empathy in design?

August 26, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Why and how should we apply empathy in design?”

Why and how should we apply empathy in design?
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In this episode Brian and Joost talk about why empathy is important, how empathy can be applied in design and how it would work in a workshop format. In October 2019, Joost is hosting a workshop at Design Thinking Conference, so they’ve taken an ‘Open Kitchen’ approach and used this podcast to lay the foundation of that workshop.

Brian is our Empathic Design Guru, and takes us on a deep dive in this episode. Tune in to hear how that goes and learn the truths of empathy in design. For example, did you know there is more than 1 type of empathy?

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Life Lessons and Great Books

July 8, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Life Lessons and Great Books”

Life Lessons and Great Books
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In this episode Brian, Joost, and Tom share their recent life lessons. Things they’ve taken to heart and have enriched themselves with. For example, are you aware of the Netherlands’ ranking when it comes to sustainability? We are pretty low on the list, but apparently there are some (good) reasons that explain that ranking a bit better than you would assume initially. That’s one of Joost’s recent lessons learned: there is always another perspective to be heard and learned from. Brian tells us how dealing with assumptions makes him a better communicator and professional, and Tom shares how he’s following his heart more closely now.

We also talk about a lot of books! Tune in to find out if they are the type of book for you.

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What does it take to start and grow a social enterprise? – With Microlab Founder Luuk Visser

June 24, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “What does it take to start and grow a social enterprise? – With Microlab Founder Luuk Visser”

What does it take to start and grow a social enterprise? – With Microlab Founder Luuk Visser
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A new first for Shots of Purpose! A four-person episode, with special guest Luuk Visser. Luuk is the co-founder of Microlab, a really cool and fast-growing co-working space in Eindhoven, NL. Microlab started as Atelier Eindhoven with only a handful of people, and within 5 years has grown to a space of over 12000m² and with over 700 people in 200 companies. 

In this episode we talk with Luuk about how he wanted better equipment for his woodworking hobby, and ending up building a company instead.  Furthermore, Luuk tells us about what it takes to make such growth happen (hint: a great team), what his challenges are and where his ambitions are taking him in the foreseeable future.

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Design, Industry 4.0, and Autonomy. Also, does AI make us more human?

June 10, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “Design, Industry 4.0, and Autonomy. Also, does AI make us more human?”

Design, Industry 4.0, and Autonomy. Also, does AI make us more human?
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Boy, is Industry 4.0 full of podcast potential! This is our longest episode to date, and with good reason. First off, we have a cool new intro, completely spontaneously recorded in our pre-podcast preparation. Let us know what you think of it on Twitter @shotsofpurpose. Secondly, AI is changing our world and we just can’t completely wrap our heads around what that fully entails for us humans and designers. 
Also, autonomous cars are just cool, besides offering lots of new design opportunities, like how they should communicate with non-autonomous road-users. Do they need headlights? What about windows? When are they actually autonomous? 
Tune in to this episode to find out how we feel about these questions, and much, much more!
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