Searching Services: Experience Re-search

Dirk Dobiéy Better Business, Consulting, Searching, Social Change

Customer Benefit:

Understand people, team members, target audiences, and/or complex situations in actionable ways – to envision new opportunities, design improvements, or to measure impact.

Understand the people who are critical to your success and explore the factors that matter to them in a rich and reliable way.

Description:

Using a variety of qualitative and quantitative human research methods, capture and synthesize rich perspectives about a situation, the factors that affect it, and the dynamics involved.

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Reflecting Services: Dig deeper, solve better

Dirk Dobiéy Better Business, Consulting, Reflecting, Social Change

Customer Benefit:

Explore and choose solutions for complex problems and take better decisions on how to approach them.

Description:

The outcome of all of our reflection activities is a comprehensive perspective into potential actions and a holistic review and prioritization of options that leads to the selection of most promising venues so that shared commitments can be made that feel right.

Deliverables and Results:

We use a variety of imagination & idea generation, problem solving and decision making techniques so that making a commitment rests on a solid, broadly accepted foundation.

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Ludovic Lepic at the Theatre Edgar Degas

Paper on Innovation Leadership: Five Leadership Characteristics of Theatrical Creation

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White Paper by Philippe Rixhon about Innoovation Leadership

“Creation and innovation unfold in specific cultures. Leadership shapes these cultures. Relying on more than twentyfive years of innovation practice in the manufacturing, service and theatre sectors, the author presents five leadership characteristics of theatrical creation and recommends their broader application.”

Find out more about Philippe Rixhon and his work on his website.

Picture Source: Ludovic Lepic at the Theatre, Edgar Degas, French, about 1877.

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The Ballet Master (Le maître de ballet) Edgar Degas, executed in collaboration with Vicomte Lepic

Presentation: Creative Leadership

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Presentation by Philippe Rixhon about Creative Leadership for Utrecht University, 22 February 2011

Find out more about Philippe Rixhon and his work on his website.

Picture Source: The Ballet Master (Le maître de ballet), Edgar Degas, executed in collaboration with Vicomte Lepic, monotype heightened and corrected with white chalk or wash, c. 1874. Rosenwald Colection. National Gallery of Art.

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Das Traumprotokoll (Aris Kalaizis)
Dream Protocol, Aris Kalaizis

“There should always be doubt” – Interview with Aris Kalaizis (English version)

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“There should always be doubt. Especially when success sets in. This is when you are called upon to revisit things. Success can be seductive. It keeps man from taking a step back and thinking twice.”

Age of Artists has been fortunate to meet Aris Kalaizis this past July for an interview in Leipzig, Germany.

Interview with Aris Kalaizis (PDF)

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Aris Kalaizis
Aris Kalaizis

“Eigentlich male ich, um mich in Krisen zu bringen” – Interview mit Aris Kalaizis

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“Eigentlich male ich, um mich in Krisen zu bringen, weil diese Krisen mich immer voran gebracht haben. Ich finde, diese unentwegt arbeitsamen Phasen, die sicherlich schön waren, haben mich nicht in dem Maße voran gebracht.”

Wir hatten das Glück, Aris Kalaizis im Juli dieses Jahres in Leipzig zu treffen. Das vollständige Interview können Sie hier herunterladen:

Interview mit Aris Kalaizis (PDF)

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Stephen Swartz

“Great breakthroughs happen when the scientist is in the bathtub” – Interview with photographer Stephen Swartz

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“Speaking about us in a language that is familiar to us, to me, is the very essence of artistic expression.” Stephen Swartz writes on his web page. Age of Artists has been fortunate to meet him this past August for an interview in Altenburg, Germany.

Interview with Stephen Swartz (PDF)

His art work can be accessed at: www.stephenswartz.com

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