Open Lecture: Margaret Shear

Tuesday, 27th Aug 2019

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Face the Strange: Managing Yourself and Others Through Change

As a designer working today, you’ve almost definitely had to confront change in some capacity. Maybe you’ve changed jobs or teams recently. Perhaps your organization is feeling the effects of a recent industry transformation. Regardless of the context, change can be one of life’s biggest stressors and can be deeply disorienting.

Fortunately, as designers, some of our most inherent traits make us natural leaders, ready to guide teams through uncertainty. This talk will offer tactics you can use to overcome the challenges associated with organizational change and help you flip the script from being paralyzed to energized by it.

Margaret Shear is an independent creative director based in New York City. With a background in interaction design and design research, she has collaborated with a wide range of industries and organizations to develop new products and services from strategy to pixel. From 2016–2018, she worked internally as Design Director at Condé Nast to establish a new practice of human-centered design within a legendary cultural institution facing massive disruption within the media industry.

When: Tues. August 27th 2019, 17-18.

Where: CIID, Toldbodgade 37B, Ground Floor, 1253 Copenhagen K.

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