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Why do design-driven companies perform so well? Why do we spend more on product that make us feel like a part of a movement? Why does design thinking not go far enough? Join GLC—a Hong Kong-based educator, design entrepreneur and best selling author—as he challenges designers, creatives and entrepreneurs to unravel the complexities between business and design. Learn not just about business design, but strategy, efficiency, empathy, creativity and purpose, and how they can help you become a better designer and entrepreneur.

Why do design-driven companies perform so well? Why do we spend more on product that make us feel like a part of a movement? Why does design thinking not go far enough? Join GLC—a Hong Kong-based educator, design entrepreneur and best selling author—as he challenges designers, creatives and entrepreneurs to unravel the complexities between business and design. Learn not just about business design, but strategy, efficiency, empathy, creativity and purpose, and how they can help you become a better designer and entrepreneur.
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Hong Kong

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Why do design-driven companies perform so well? Why do we spend more on product that make us feel like a part of a movement? Why does design thinking not go far enough? Join GLC—a Hong Kong-based educator, design entrepreneur and best selling author—as he challenges designers, creatives and entrepreneurs to unravel the complexities between business and design. Learn not just about business design, but strategy, efficiency, empathy, creativity and purpose, and how they can help you become a better designer and entrepreneur.

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English


Episodes

S1E8 - 10,000 Steps

10/16/2019
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Where do you find inspiration? How do you escape a creative funk? How do you find a balance between the original, the borrowed and the stolen? In this episode, GLC discusses creativity and finding inspiration with designer-entrepreneur June Mineyama-Smithson—the spark behind Mamimu.

Duration:00:40:23

S1E7 - Designing for Entrepreneurship

10/10/2019
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How can young entrepreneurs find their niche? How can you become indispensable to your client? How do you tell them that making the logo bigger isn't enough? In this episode, GLC discusses bootstrapping and becoming a design entrepreneur with Chris Vilela and Katie Atwell from Digital Neighbour.

Duration:01:20:56

S1E6 - Creativity in Business and Design

10/2/2019
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Where does creativity come from? Is it something you have, or something you do? In this episode, GLC discusses the how to practice creativity with professor and typographer extraordinaire Derek Black.

Duration:00:34:08

S1E5 - Designing Strategy

9/24/2019
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How do we embrace failure? What do we have to learn by taking chances and making mistakes? What does game theory have to do with your career? In this episode, GLC discusses the trials and tribulations of business strategy with Alberto Favaretto of Very Troubled Child.

Duration:01:15:12

S1E4 - Reverse Empathy

9/18/2019
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What makes empathy so important to a designer? How can we learn to empathise more effectively? In this episode, GLC speaks with March Rogers, Director of Product Design at Microsoft, app builder and podcast host himself, about the unexpected ways designers can use empathy to build better solutions.

Duration:01:12:15

S1E3 - Building your Passion—Swapcast

9/11/2019
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What can we learn about passion from the startup community? Is passion something you find, or something you do? How can you actively cultivate your own sense of purpose? In this episode, GLC discusses building passion and finding purpose with Startup community builder and serial co-founder Karena Belin from WHub.

Duration:00:46:37

S1E1 - Five Fundamental Principles

9/11/2019
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Why doesn't design thinking go far enough? What is business design? What are the Five Fundamental Principles of business design? In this episode, GLC discusses the fundamental relationship between business and design, with MA student and podcast producer Gary Moran.

Duration:00:42:19

S1E2 - Design-centred business

9/11/2019
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What is a design centric business? How do build a design centric mentality? why is creativity important in business today? And how does chicken soup fits in all of this? In this episode, GLC discusses creativity & business and the flavourful blend of business and design with Michael Tam - Chief Creative Catalyst @ IBM iX.

Duration:00:34:44

Introducing Season 1 of GLC.Live

8/31/2019
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Welcome to Season 1 of GLC.Live, my podcast dedicated to business design. Listen here for a quick preview of what we have in store for the first season, and don't forget to visit GLC.Live for show notes, links and worksheets.

Duration:00:01:29