What’s Your Problem? Putting Purpose Back into Your Projects

A session at An Event Apart Chicago 2012

Monday 27th August, 2012

10:15am to 11:15am (CST)

“What do you do?” has become the standard opening line for getting to know someone. But if you were asked, “Why do you do what you do?” how would you answer? We are too narrowly focused on developing solutions for problems that we don’t understand, don’t care about, or worst of all, don’t actually exist. Life is too short to waste our time expertly creating something that matters to no one. Learn to find your “why.” Discover interviewing techniques to build greater empathy with your users, synthesizing techniques to uncover their underlying inefficiencies and frustrations, and tips to continually draw inspiration and long-term product vision from their lives.

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Whitney Hess

Coach-writer-activist helping progressive leaders navigate their careers and accelerate their missions. Love food, puzzles, yoga, you. #BlackLivesMatter #resist bio from Twitter

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Time 10:15am11:15am CST

Date Mon 27th August 2012

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