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Golden circle is a pattern discovered by Simon Sinek why some leaders and organizations they lead consistently outperform others. It consists of three circles where the first is, Why you are doing what you are doing; the second is How you do what you do; and the third is What you do....

Design and innovation go hand in hand with the financial performance of organizations. Confirmed in the report from the UK's Design Council that design oriented firms in all kinds of industries have outperformed their more-traditional peers. A short example of this is presented with Nintendo's focus on design and creativity of Wii rather than classical research and development....

Ken Robinson in the book The Element: A New View of Human Capacity by Ken Robinson explains that lucky people tend to: + maximize chance opportunities; + listen to their intuition; + expect to be lucky; + have an attitude that allows them to turn bad luck to good; + know how they are intelligent. But, to find their element lucky people had to overcome their personal, social, and cultural “circles of constraints"....

I will take at the event that is going on under the slogan: Think Thank&Design Master Classes. Get INVOLVED!, in Hamburg on June 14th, 2011.It is a gathering for brand managers, designers, and developers. There will be an exchange of strategies and technologies, joint by brand consistency in digital all around us. That's the promise. I'll report what actually happened. Twitter hash-tag is #brandperfect.The whole event will take place at Hotel East Hamburg at Simon-von-Utrecht Straße 3, 20359 Hamburg.Morning sessions for all include:Where the Brand Breaks (English) with Scott Ewings, Geschäftsführer, FjordSchrift & Benutzerfreundlichkeit in den Neuen Medien with Dan Reynolds, Schriftdesigner & typografischer Berater,LinotypeIhre Marke im digitalen Raum, discussion mit Alessio Leonardi (Moderator)One Web: Designing for Mobile and the Desktop (Englisch) with Phillip Clement, Marketingleiter, bemokoIn the afternoon, I applied for theUser Interface Design (English) with Ken Soohoo,...

They say that at this event we are going to design, develop and present a brand new service in just 48 hours.My master plan or my big idea is: automatic production of designed business, academic and financial reports. So I'm quite curious what will be the ideas from other members of the GSJ11 in Rotterdam? And what will be the feedback on my idea/problem/plan?I'll report how is it going. Probably on Twitter [@marksavic]. Or even will try to make some kind of a presentation.So, please if interested, join me. I'm heading for Rotterdam from Berlin on Friday, March 11. The event is taking place at:Rotterdam University of Applied SciencesSchool of Communication, Media and Information TechnologyPieter de Hoochweg 1293024 BG RotterdamNetherlandsThe event lasts two full days, till Sunday afternoon, March 13.There are still places available, I...

What is the difference between design leader, design manager and designer. The first one is supposed to set the design vision, the design manager is responsible for the design process, procedures in internal functions, while the latter is to design the content....