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Fanning the Flames of Feedback — Part 4 from the D School

  11.01.2017   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

Criticism is an interesting beast. For some of us it can be received, regardless of tone, and used to learn more about ourselves and work. For most, it can shut

Discomfort in discovery — Part 3 from the Stanford D School — aka DP2.

Why do we make assumptions? What is it about them that gives us comfort? The shortcut of digesting popular opinion from ones immediate circle of news, friends and experience creates

Empathy loves company — Part 2 From The D School

Empathy loves company 4 weeks have come and gone faster than I could have anticipated. When I was young, summers stretched so long, as if they’d never end. Days were

Helping you, help us. Part 1 from The Stanford D School

  11.01.2017   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

Six months ago, almost to the day, I received a message from a colleague and friend suggesting I should apply to the fellowship project at a “design thinking school” within

HATCH team descends upon Vancouver to shoot

  29.09.2016   admin   Uncategorized   No comments

A huge thank you to our friends at HATCH alongside the amazing videographer, Nick Whelan, for producing this piece on the work we currently do and what we aspire to.

A personal insight from the steps of Stanford University

  28.09.2016   admin   Other, Real life   No comments

As life does, the things that you’re passionate about land you in the places to accelerate them, IF you let them. I’m currently deep in a project that encapsulates all

C2 Interviews Mark Brand

  11.07.2016   admin   interview, Tech   No comments

Check out this quick interview done with social entrepreneur Mark Brand during our stay at the C2 conference in Montreal in May.    

PAL & EQ Virtual works to make online health services accessible to the Downtown Eastside

  7.07.2016   admin   Development, DTES, Tech   No comments

We are pleased to announce that one of our latests projects PAL (Personal Access Link) is teaming up with EQ Virtual to help bring medical service to those struggling in

C2 – Mark Brand on Creativity and the Secret of Social

We just got back from an amazing and truly inspirational week in Montréal. The C2 conference brought about new perspectives and insights into our day to day lives and how we

C2 – Conferance Montrèal

We are excited to speak at the upcoming C2 conference in Montrèal! Find out details below on what happening and  grab a ticket before they are all gone! MARK BRAND Social