“Uma mente que se abre a uma nova ideia, nunca retornará ao seu tamanho original”, disse Albert Einstein. E é isso o que acontece com quem faz nosso curso de especialização em design thinking. A mudança de mindset que surge ao se aprender profundamente os valores do design thinking é inevitável. E a partir daí as transformações acontecem: na sua mente, na sua carreira ou na sua empresa. Para contar melhor essa história, ninguém melhor do que as próprias pessoas que passaram pela experiência.
Para o engenheiro Danilo Steckelberg, a especialização o ajudou a encontrar novos caminhos em um momento em que estava passando por muitas transformações. “Eu não sabia o que queria, o que torna muito difícil a gente se posicionar quando vai vender nosso trabalho. O curso foi essencial em diversos aspectos: me ajudou a ver que o que mais importa não é o conteúdo, as técnicas, mas a forma como encaramos e abordamos os problemas; por fim, ajudou a conseguir clarear melhor a forma como me vejo e como me apresento”. Após 6 meses do término do curso, Danilo é consultor de inovação, design thinker, além de continuar atuando como engenheiro. “A diferença é que hoje meu mundo é muito maior”, afirma.
Depois de ter feito o curso, Marcos Neves disse que começou a enxergar o mundo com algumas das lentes do design: empatia, colaboração e co-criação, elementos que se se aprende no dia a dia das aulas. “No primeiro momento eu saí daí com muita vontade de fazer acontecer, de implementar o que aprendi na prática, mas eu vi que onde eu estava trabalhando não ia conseguir aplicar com o todo. Aí eu corri atrás de mudanças na carreira para trabalhar com inovação propriamente dita, de uma forma mais estruturada e de uma forma que eu conseguisse impactar. E foi aí que eu vim para o empreendedorismo e área social, porque acredito que tenha uma ligação muito grande entre design thinking e essa área”. Atualmente Marcos é acelerador de startups na Artemisia, uma organização sem fins lucrativos que fomenta negócios de impacto social no Brasil. Também se tornou facilitador de cursos aqui na Echos.
No caso da Alessandra Gomiero mais do que mudança de carreira, o curso a ajudou a se recolocar profissionalmente depois de ser demitida da empresa que trabalhou por 4 anos. Ela contou que se sentiu muito perdida após a demissão, até que, por conta da indicação de sua irmã, veio assistir uma de nossas aulas abertas. “Fui em uma aula aberta e lembro que me apaixonei e resolvi apostar no design thinking como virada de carreira”. E foi por causa do Design Thinking que ela foi contratada pela Affero Lab para atuar em um projeto para tornar as reuniões mais produtivas por meio das ferramentas do Design. Esse foi o primeiro passo para a Alessandra entrar no mundo da inovação: atualmente ela trabalha em uma startup que em breve utilizará a abordagem em seus projetos, acabou de atuar como facilitadora na última turma de especialização aqui da Echos, além de participar de um projeto de inovação com um de nossos clientes. “Esse é o poder que eu acredito que o design tem, de você realmente promover mudanças a partir de um olhar crítico e das mudanças de comportamento”, conta.
E aí, está preparado para tanta transformação? Você tem a chance de começar sua jornada de inovação ainda esse ano: ainda temos vagas para nossa última turma de 2018! Veja nossos cursos!
Ricardo Ruffo is a born entrepreneur, educator, speaker and explorer. As a writer by passion Ricardo daydreams on how the world is changing fast and how it could be.
Ruffo is the founder and global CEO of Echos, an independent innovation lab driven by design and its business units: School of Design Thinking, helping to shape the next generation of innovators in 3 countries, Echos – Innovation Projects and Echos – Ventures. As an entrepreneur, he has impacted more than 35.000 students worldwide and led innovation projects for Google, Abbott, Faber-Castell and many more.
Specialist in innovation and design thinking, with extensions in renowned schools like MIT and Berkeley in the United States. Also expert in Social Innovation at the School of Visual Arts and Design Thinking at HPI – dSchool, in Germany.
Naturally curious, love gets ideas flying off the paper. He always tries to see things from different angles to enact better futures. In his free time, spend exploring uninhabited places around the world surfing.
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