. Recently, I had a conversation with a friend about design. She asked me, “is design thinking a fad?” Will something else will come along and take its place? As someone changing directions to learn and practice design, I have to admit: the thought of design thinking being a fad gave me pause. The last … Read More
Posts by Chevy Williams
When you start something new, inevitably you reach a point where you get stuck. You don’t know how to approach a problem, you realize the software you’re using doesn’t have a capability you need, or you have a strategy for something that you don’t know how to execute tactically. We’ve all been there. This term … Read More
As a researcher, I am no stranger to questions; I’m the one asking them. Lately, I have been on the receiving end of some very big questions. In my last post, I recounted the questions that started off my Ei year: What questions do you find yourself wrestling with that you’d like to dig into … Read More
As I make plans for the next term, I am reminded of one of my first conversations with Victor about my learning goals: Imagine you are a child with a strong sense of wonder in a backyard. There are many places to go and things to do in this yard. What will you dig into? … Read More
It’s been a couple months now since I began my first term at Ei and things have been really busy. My “major” this year is user experience design, which I’ve learned is a really broad field with many subareas. As a career pivoter, UX design is a natural path for me given my professional background … Read More
As I begin this year of transformational learning at Ei, I’m finding myself at that familiar intersection of being inspired and uncomfortable. But, I recognize that this intersection is where real learning happens.