Sustainable Design Thinking (SDT)

By | August 5, 2022

Practitioners and scholars have long been aware of the limitations of Design Thinking (DT) as has been adopted by private sector and non-profits for their own applications. At some point around 2008, the early batch of design thinking bloggers, particularly those exploring the interstitial spaces between business and design, went silent as the dominant narrative… Read More »

In the process of launching a new venture

By | August 2, 2022

In East Africa’s regional informal trade networks, the business development strategy that works for the constraints and conditions of the operating environment is one of selective diversification in lines of business, and, upgrading from B2C retail to B2B micro-wholesale. It was an aspiration for every ambitious shopkeeper, to have women come and purchase from her… Read More »

Only when I laugh

By | July 12, 2022

I was hired by The Second City in August 1998. The letter above was issued for a visa application to visit Canada. Has it truly been a lifetime and a century since I learnt to improvise as a professional? I can only say that I must have embedded the skills and techniques so deeply in… Read More »

Legacy breakdowns, blog theme changes, and pandering to the gods of search

By | July 1, 2022

From now on, I’ll have to capture your attention in the first 55 words I write. Due to ongoing work in the back-end for my legacy website, I’ve had to plug this theme and settings in as an interim measure. Content navigation tools have been added to the site navigation menu running horizontally along the… Read More »