Sir Peter Jackson After a family friend gave the Jacksons a Super 8 cine-camera with Peter in mind, he began making short films with his friends. When he was 16 years old, Jackson dropped out of school and worked as a photo-engraver for a newspaper. Living at home with his Continue Reading
Plymouth State University is a regional comprehensive university implementing a novel learning model known as ‘Integrated Clusters Pedagogy’ with the goal of becoming an Entrepreneurial University by breaking down silos between disciplines.
We can look at design entrepreneurship through a variety of lenses, including history, mindsets, perception, problems, cognition/reasoning, and tools and practices.
entreVersity writes: Talkwalker & Social Intelligence Lab just published “The State of Social Intelligence”. Social Intelligence (SI) is the ability to successfully build relationships and navigate social environments (Golman, 2007). Design Thinking requires SI: subjective reasoning, imagination, negotiation, questioning, empathy, storytelling, design. Forget market research. SI is the 21st century Continue Reading
entreversity writes: One of the hottest topics in the research literature is entrepreneurial cognition: entrepreneurs actually think differently from other people. It is all about cognitive diversity within the mind of an entrepreneur. In science, cognition refers to mental processes, including attention, remembering, producing and understanding language, solving problems and Continue Reading
View source article medium.com entreVersity writes: Jeremiah Lam’s ‘The Psychology Of Design’ delves deeper into the Mind of the Design Entrepreneur by illustrating how three perception laws affect the design process. Hick’s Law: describes the time it takes for a person to make a decision is a product of the Continue Reading
I explore the mental side of design entrepreneurship by looking at designerly mindsets, the designerly sense of human perception, and finally that special kind of designerly intelligence that only entrepreneurs seem to have.
Howard Frederick writes: What is the definition of Design? Design Thinking is a slippery concept. As a noun, design has two meanings: either a scheming plan, aim, intention, goal, or purpose; or a concept, drawing, shape, sketch, or blueprint – even the entire finished product. As a verb, it also Continue Reading
entreVersity writes: This article gives a quick and graphic introduction to empathy mapping. Design thinking is the opposite of the manager’s data-driven analysis because empathy means a focus on the human angle. Managers pay little attention to how to use customer co-creation and feedback to turn their new ideas into Continue Reading
Howard Frederick writes: In my teaching I have always sought ways to make my students more ‘enterprising’, in the personality mind-set sense. This means from Art to Zoology, every student can create an (ad)venture, be it social, environmental, business, or whatever. They move from engaged to empowered. They become problem-solvers. Continue Reading