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Embracing design thinking to unlock the ideas boom

Posted by: Jason Dunstone on: August 19, 2016

Pretty pleased to have my thoughts shared in the July 2016 Australian Market and Social Research Society [AMSRS] Research News.

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You can observe a lot by just watching

Posted by: Jason Dunstone on: August 3, 2016

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I’ve had an epiphany.

Recently I found myself traversing Sydney in a hire car, conducting in-depth interviews for one of our clients.

Over the Harbour Bridge, and back under the Sydney Harbour. North, south, east and far west. And with this forced time to think and ponder.

My enlightenment came from listening intently to two old blokes, Charlie and Warren (92 and 85 respectively). Wisdom often comes from those old enough to understand the rhythm of life.

“You can observe a lot by just watching.”

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I’d like to teach the world to sing

Posted by: Jason Dunstone on: July 27, 2016

Way back in 1971 in the era of love and world peace, came advertising offering a solution …

‘I’d like like to buy the world a Coke.’

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I was a child of the 1970’s and 1980’s. A seemingly simple time. This was a time pre the Internet, Facebook and even mobile phones. But, somehow we survived, and in many ways much in life and business remains the same.

Recently I pondered a few 1980’s movie quotes that, on reflection, at least partly shaped the man I am today. The movies memorised with my brother and sister pre Netflix, iTunes and YouTube.

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Embracing design thinking to unlock the ideas boom

Posted by: Jason Dunstone on: July 20, 2016

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I was pleased to have my views shared in the July edition of the Research News, the Australian Market and Social Research Society’s mag. You can read an extract here

http://amsrslive.com.au/2016/07/05/embracing-design-thinking-to-unlock-the-ideas-boom/

 

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