Design Leadership Therapy

Design Leaders, Swiss Digital Product Companies

Design Leadership Therapy

Design Leaders, Swiss Digital Product Companies

    Live Design Leadership Therapy Session 1

    In front of the Front’s audience, pun intended, we will host a live design leadership therapy session. You will learn what’s going on in the leaders' heads by listening to confessions: on confidence making tough decisions, managing communication with other managers in the organization, facing constant battles of quality against the speed, hiring, firing, and taking care of designers.

    Live Design Leadership Therapy Session 2

    In the next part, we will invite the audience into the mix. We will ask: “What would you like to put on the agenda of the session today?” In the spirit of therapy, the design leaders would listen and advise. Come and share your troubles with us!

    About

    Design Leadership Therapy is a group of design leaders and managers – focused on sharing insights and experiences with peers. The goal is to grow and learn how to practice leadership in companies building their design culture. Members include design managers from Appway, Crowdhowse, Digitec Galaxus, Expedia, Homegate, SBB, Scout24, and Tamedia.

    Design Leadership Therapy was founded by Jules Skopp, Jeremy Hulette and Leonardo Hauschild, seasoned designers sharing an issue of: “I have no clue if I’m doing the right moves”. They felt they didn’t have a forum to discuss their challenges and bounce off ideas on how to solve them. Sometimes they shared deep problems, other times it was just a venting session. But it felt therapeutic for all, hence the “therapy”.

    The group opened its doors for plenty of other design leaders last year while still keeping the format of sharing issues in a secure environment and providing guidance from all the other members. Today, Daniel Boos and Enea Nurri are actively helping the three founders in co-organizing the therapy sessions.