“I’ve had the experience of walking into a client’s office a year and half after we did a session with them and finding that the giant foam core boards containing our single frame visuals are still up on the wall, and still being referenced. I have seen...
Our current series on the Aesthetics of Change has inspired us to talk more about power of art to transform us on an individual and collective level. In our second voice postcard on this topic, a few more Collective Nexters sat down with podcast producer Katherine Gorman to discuss works of art that have had a lasting impact on them personally.
In this short piece,...read more
“In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.”
As Yogi makes (un)clear—as only Yogi could—the relationship between theory and practice is anything but straightforward. Does...read more
If you know me, you know I like to talk. I chat, I converse, I narrate, I think out loud, I process the world with words. It’s part of who I am. It makes me different – and it’s my strength. And you could say I’m a professional “talk-er,” as a significant part of my professional life as a Solution Designer...
Below is the fourth installment of our series on The Aesthetics of Change, and Part II of Our Living Case Study. In Part I of the case study, Can You See Me Now: Scribing From A Mile Away, and in the...read more
My team and I have had the opportunity to scribe the talks at TEDxKids and TEDxSMU for the past few years. It’s a two-day session that takes place at the Dallas City Performance Hall. TEDxKids@TEDxSMU is day one, followed by ...
Below is the third installment of our series on The Aesthetics of Change. Over the next month, we will continue to explore how...
Think back to your most recent first day of work at a new company. You were probably feeling excited but also a little, ummm… vulnerable? If it’s been a while, perhaps you have some vague memories of filling out paperwork, learning names and faces, and trying to find the bathroom. I can relate.
I joined Collective Next in...read more
Okay, I’ll say it: The philanthropic community often lags when it comes to innovation. So much of today’s technology and resources are focused on increasing efficiency and generating revenue, which leaves charities, non-profit organizations, and charitable foundations behind. There is, however, a movement to correct this...read more
Our current series on the Aesthetics of Change is sparking new ways of thinking and talking about the power of art to transform us on an individual and collective level. In our Boston office, several Collective Nexters sat down with...read more
Below is the second installment of our series on ...
There is an old adage (supported with compelling research) that acquiring new customers is exponentially harder than retaining existing ones. Our clients are in constant pursuit of that “Golden Customer”...