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The Pike And The Minnow [Season 3]

Episode description

Nobody actually takes risks, especially in business, so what if the key to doing better work is making unconventional paths seem SAFER than the best practice? That's exactly what Clair Byrd, Clark Valberg, and the team behind Design Disruptors did. They took a massive project in scope and found a way to make each step seem safer than the last. They built a refreshing, eye-opening project without ever changing their team's goals. They did everything we aspire to do in our work in a way that seems, well, anything BUT Unthinkable.

LINKS TO KNOW:

Design Disruptors site

Clair Byrd on Twitter

Clark Valberg on Twitter

The original Design Disruptors movie trailer

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