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Photo by Noah Trevino.

I first came across the term “hybrid insights” in the book Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All by David M. Kelley and Tom Kelley, IDEO founder and IDEO partner, respectively. It was simply an excerpt that explained this newer (for the time, the book was published in…

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The first NFT “Quantum” by Kevin McCoy and Anil Dash.

If you have been keeping up with the technology world recently, it is likely that you have heard the acronym NFT floating around. NFTs or non-fungible tokens are the latest hot commodity in the blockchain world. Many of the headlines are related to digital art and NFTs. Recently, artist Beeple’s…

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Care about your slides! (Photo from Salesforce.)

For awhile now, I’ve been a stickler for aesthetically pleasing presentations. Fonts and font sizes must be consistent, headings and margins should be aligned across pages, and colors should stick to a theme. I will notice that one picture that’s shifted slightly off the center line and cringe internally. Maybe…

Each year the world produces an extravagant amount of material waste. In 2017, there was 141,200 tons of textiles and leather waste; 763,400 tons of plastic waste; and 676,800 tons of food waste, according to the National Environment Agency. Only 6% of the textile and leather waste, 6% of the…

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