Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life
with Dave Evans and Bill Burnett
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01 Introduction to Workshop07:10
02 Design Thinking Overview13:12
Class duration: 4h 39mSee all 21 lessons
About The Class
Use design thinking to help you become unstuck
- Closely examine the “life story” that has brought you to where you are today.
- Shift your thinking and instead of being part of the society factory, learn how to focus on life as a journey to be experienced fully, rather than a means to an end.
- Align your ‘life’ views and ‘work’ view, because more often than not making money and having meaning in your life are not always perfectly aligned.
- Fixing dysfunctional attitudes by understanding the root of things that might be blocking you.
- Understand what gives you energy and what sucks you dry, so you can design a life that fills you up.
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Introduction to Workshop07:10
Design Thinking Overview13:12
Balance - Love, Play, Work, Health14:44
Define Your Workview05:38
Work, Life, Balance Debrief05:59
Gravity Problems & ReFrame27:20
Odyssey Planning – 3 Alternative Futures11:07
Odyssey Planning Debrief19:33
Intro to Prototyping05:08
Prototype Ideation & Exercise30:43
Outbound & Inbound Networking14:41
The Decision Process15:27
What's The Story Exercise19:10
Impact & Meaning27:12
Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford. After years of drawing cars and airplanes under his Grandmother’s sewing machine, Bill Burnett went off to the University and discovered, much to his surprise, that there were people in the world who did this kind of thing everyday (without the sewing machine) and they were ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
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A fantastic class for someone seeking to optimize their life for a greater sense of satisfaction and especially for someone who is considering a career transition. We are taught effective methods for brainstorming, examining, and prototyping our options, and we are given an approach for the hardest task of all: how to make a choice when faced with multiple good options! Also great tips for networking and getting your foot in the door. This class was very timely for me as I've been struggling with making a decision on what my next career was going to be. I now feel equipped with tools that will help me make that decision with less agony and more fun! Also, I'm a huge fan of design thinking, so it was great to see how that methodology could be applied to making one of the most important decisions in our life.
Loved this class! It was high energy, fast paced and well organized, as well as inspiring. It helped me to make more concrete things I've been thinking and dreaming about. I'm so glad I took it. I made great contacts and will definitely use this material in the future!
This class really delivers on the statement - "giving us the tools to learn how to access ourselves." They are not telling us how to live. They are teaching us how to discover how we want to live and actually take actions that move us closer to realizing those visions. I thought the impact map exercise, reframe on networking, and articulating my life and work views were incredibly helpful and enlightening. My impact map showed me a place I've been out of resonance on for so long, but never realized it. Thank you for creating a great class and making it accessible to us!
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