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We find ourselves in a world bogged down in technology trying to serve quick answers to tough questions. This is not sustainable and needs to change. In fact, it’s already happening, and Experience Design will pioneer this transformation. Aga Szostek and Werner Puchert are going beyond today to explore ‘Design’ of tomorrow. Join them as they Catch the Next Wave.

We find ourselves in a world bogged down in technology trying to serve quick answers to tough questions. This is not sustainable and needs to change. In fact, it’s already happening, and Experience Design will pioneer this transformation. Aga Szostek and Werner Puchert are going beyond today to explore ‘Design’ of tomorrow. Join them as they Catch the Next Wave.
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Poland

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We find ourselves in a world bogged down in technology trying to serve quick answers to tough questions. This is not sustainable and needs to change. In fact, it’s already happening, and Experience Design will pioneer this transformation. Aga Szostek and Werner Puchert are going beyond today to explore ‘Design’ of tomorrow. Join them as they Catch the Next Wave.

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Episodes

S3.E10. Aga & Łukasz Szóstek. OUTRO: Are You Crossing Boundaries Or Are You Sitting Across Them?

4/25/2019
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Once again we are standing corrected - whatever we imagined crossing the borders means, there is so much more to consider. We were talking about starting the transformational journey, crossing borders slowly or quickly, sitting in the fences and also about the certain borders that needn't be crossed. We looked at ways to let go of your own image of yourself and be happy about the choices you've made. We investigated crossing borders in the personal and professional domains tackling the...

Duration:00:53:06

S3.E9. Clara Otero. The Organizational Structure For Innovation.

4/25/2019
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Staying innovative is the ultimate challenge for every organization today. Clara Otero, a Director of Systems Innovations for NXP’s Automotive Business Unit, talks about how to structure innovation so that the organization works on both the long-term as well as the short-term vision for product development. We talk about the need for collaboration to create new solutions. We also discuss how to lead a happy and fulfilled life by owning the choices you make.

Duration:00:56:29

S3.E8. Alex Grots. Design As Craft Versus Design As a Way of Thinking.

4/25/2019
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How does living a nomadic life change your perspective about owning stuff? Together with the world-wide known innovator Alex Grots we explore the importance of rituals, the history of Design Thinking at IDEO and the value of Design Thinking workshops. We also chat about the need to keep the unique organizational culture when your start-up is growing.

Duration:01:01:36

S3.E7. John-Paul Bichard. The Stories Inside The Forensic Space.

4/25/2019
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The realization of your own mortality must impact the art you do. John-Paul talks about his path as an artist early touched by cancer. He takes us into the world of interactive video installations, game design and provocation. We chat about the burlesque theater as an ultimate space for women to be themselves to the core. And we look into the third gender: the choice of neither being a female or male but being both.

Duration:01:09:32

S3.E6. Flemming Ottsen. The Art of Letting Go.

4/25/2019
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Have you ever imagined yourself being a guest at the Mad Hatter tea party from Alice in Wonderland? Our guest, Flemming Ottsen, can make it a reality. In this conversation we talk about switching from engineering and product management to performance. We explore the world of immersive theater, the importance of meditation and the ego work. We also cross a border we never imagined to cross on this podcast - we discuss the potential positive impact of psychedelics.

Duration:01:01:53

S3.E5. John Law. Exploring The Zone.

4/25/2019
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Crossing borders is often considered as a metaphor. But it can be both physical and metaphorical too. John Law explains the idea of crossing over to the zone as a way to stretch your imagination and see the world (especially the familiar world) with new eyes. Next to it, John discusses the meaning of anarchy in today's world, tells the stories behind some of the neons to be shown at his upcoming exhibition and once more takes us once more to the world of immersive events.

Duration:01:15:44

S3.E4. David Bassuk. The Ultimate Way of Engaging The Audience.

4/25/2019
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Have you ever thought why does the traditional advertisement never work anymore? And even further - is there a way to make it work again? In this incredible conversation with David Bassuk - the performance professor at the Purchase College in NYC, we investigate the world of transmedia, gameplay and immersiveness as the future of engaging with the audience before, during and after an event or service launch. Last but not least, we look into how theater and play has changed over time and...

Duration:01:06:27

S3.E3. Elena Rodriguez Blanco. Social Impact Can Be Scaled Bottom Up.

4/25/2019
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Have you ever considered beach clean-up as a part of your holidays? Elena Rodriguez Blanco talks about responsible tourism, local social impact and transformational experience design. We discuss the dangers of burnout and the importance of mindfulness. We also dig into the world of female entrepreneurship and the challenges that can be found there.

Duration:00:46:00

S3.E2. Seth Godin. To Leap Is a Black and White Choice.

4/25/2019
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Have you ever considered what would you do if it was your last day on Earth? Together with Seth we explore the notion of excellence, good-enoughism and status. We discuss the importance of having time every day for creativity and reflection. And we look into the future of democracy, intellectual property and new artistic expressions.

Duration:00:36:20

S3.E1. Aga & Łukasz Szóstek. INTRO: What Do We Think We Talk About When We Talk About Crossing Boundaries?

4/15/2019
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Season 2 made us aware that in order to feel empowered for transformation we need to cross some borders or boundaries. But what does it mean to cross one? How does it feel? Is it one big leap or a thousand little steps? In Season 3 we hope to explore the notion of crossing boundaries from the perspectives of leaders, designers, artists and performers. We begin with this question in mind: do we truly know what we talk about when we talk about crossing boundaries? And we hope to stand...

Duration:00:23:07

S2.E10. OUTRO: Aga & Łukasz Szóstek. Empowerment Begins With You

1/16/2019
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As Season 2 of the Catching The Next Wave podcast comes to an end, we attempted to untangle what empowerment means based on the fascinating stories our guests shared with us over the last few months. So, what is empowerment? It is the strength of self-permission? It seems like the right place to start.

Duration:00:30:58

S2.E9. Petter Abrahamsen. An Ultimate Goal Of Building a Team.

1/16/2019
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As almost nothing significant can be achieved individually anymore today collaboration is the front and center of challenges the modern companies face. Petter Abrahamsen, the former commander of the Norwegian Navy, talks about motivations and the methods of building teams in the military world. He also shares his thoughts of the ingredients necessary to make empowerment become a reality rather than only round words.

Duration:00:56:07

S2.E8. Ask Agger. Playfulness Builds Trust.

1/16/2019
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The traditional leadership style is getting old for the new times we live in. So, what can the leaders of today do to stay relevant and keep up with the new generations of people who don't want to be ruled by command and control bosses? Why would the leaders even want to change their style? Style that made them so successful for so many years? Ask Agger, the partner and the Change Agency Workz and the author of " The 3rd Generation of Storytelling" tells about the power of playfulness and...

Duration:01:00:47

S2.E7. April Mills. Dogmatically Planning To Be As Agile As Possible.

1/16/2019
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Change in many organizations is the new constant. There problem is though - people are not happy about it. April Mills, the author of "Everyone is a change agent" and a perpetual change agent herself, explains ways in which a lasting change can be constructed. She draws from her experience as an engineer at the nuclear navy shipyard and from Intel, where she is bringing change about today.

Duration:00:52:54

S2.E6. Mel Lang. Empathy And Curiosity Before Everything Else.

1/16/2019
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Finding a successful way to run a team, especially in the world of agile, is like fining a golden egg. Mel Lang, an amazing agile coach herself, shares secrets of what being a good agile coach is all about. She talks about her path from an interactive agency to becoming a cook and explains how this adventure changed her perspective on running good teams. And for those interested, she also shares her tricks to change bad habits for good ones.

Duration:01:04:24

S2.E5. Scott Perry. Creativity Is Everywhere.

1/16/2019
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Everybody is creative, right? Why don't we see it more often then? Scott Perry, a musician and an author of "Endeavor" and "The Stoic Creative" talks about the internal battles we all go through to release our creativity. He shares ways to overcome your resistance to become a person you always wanted to be.

Duration:00:54:04

S2.E4. Adam Lindstrom. Reshaping the future of education.

1/16/2019
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Education needs to change to enable the next generations to become ready to take up the challenges they are going to face in their adult lives. Adam Lindstrom, the educator from New Jersey shares his approach to changing the education and empowering it through technology to make his school ready for the future.

Duration:00:45:34

S2.E3. Scott Gould. Powering Engagement.

1/16/2019
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Church has spent two millennia finding ways to motivate, engage and empower people. Scott Gould, the author of "The Shape of Engagement", shares with us his definitions of what engagement means and tells an absolutely fascinating story of how church designs his ways to build an ultimate engagement.

Duration:01:03:10

S2.E2. John Law. The Secret Life Of Secret Societies.

1/16/2019
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There are ways to empower that are not as obvious. That are based on becoming part of a group that gives you the space and the legitimacy to try things out. Things you might never dare to try outside of this secret world. John Law, the co-founder of the Burning Man festival, talks about his life as a member of secret societies, about generosity, morality and permission to be yourself. As much yourself as you can bare.

Duration:00:57:10

S2.E1. INTRO: Aga Szóstek & Werner Puchert. Empowerement Is The Tool For Trasformation.

1/16/2019
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Season 1 of the Catching The Next Wave podcast turned out to be about transformation. But, in order, to go through any transformation you need to feel empowered to do so. The hosts Aga and Werner share their initial thoughts of what empowerment is while getting ready to shoot the second season which aims to help them dig deeper into the notion of empowerment.

Duration:00:08:52