Becoming a Design Leader

A session at HOW Design Live 2012

Saturday 23rd June, 2012

10:45am to 12:00pm (EST)

Design leaders make awesome things happen, wherever they go. But few designers start their careers as leaders, and most have to muddle through management in order to realize that leadership in a design organization isn’t the same thing. It takes the right combination of experience, time and a good mentor to develop great leadership skills— and some of those skills aren’t teachable.

But if you want to learn everything you can about the leadership skills that are teachable, join frog design’s David Sherwin as he shares perspectives on how you can become a leader within your organization. Based on interviews with some of today’s top designers, David will share details on how to:

  • Communicate more actively, and with awareness of your team’s rational and emotional intelligence
  • Create spaces for individual and team creativity to flourish
  • Align teams with a vision, no matter who suggested it

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Author of Creative Workshop (out now) and Success by Design (November) from HOW Books. Loves: wife, yoga, cacao, UX. Principal Designer at frog in SF. bio from Twitter

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Time 10:45am12:00pm EST

Date Sat 23rd June 2012

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  • Success By Design
  • Creative Workshop

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