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The Fractal Professional

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Guest Lecture: Pimp My Life
Monday, August 16th, 7pm - 8pm

Tweaked Identities, Tricked-Out Ideas, and Big-Time Transformation. Tom Klinkowstein and Dr. Anna Akbari rethink the traditional, linear career path model as a sort of personalized, labyrinth-like "choose your own adventure" novel, and explore the large-scale significance of personal adaptations and customized lives.

@WixLounge
10 W. 18th st, 2nd Fl
New York, NY 10011

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  • 1. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein The Fractal Professional, or, Having a Profession for Which There’s No Name
  • 2. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein -Designer -Strategist -Entrepreneur -Professor -Artist -Pundit Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Facilitators Becoming Singularity
  • 3. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Principles Facilitators New Designer Becoming Singularity Beyond
  • 4. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein -Articulated the offering -Hired initial staff -Tagline -Logo, Site, Mobile Site, iPhone app, etc. -Continuing Consulting (strategy, partnering) Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Principles Facilitators New Designer Becoming Singularity Beyond
  • 5. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Principles Facilitators New Designer Becoming Singularity Beyond
  • 6. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Principles Facilitators New Designer Becoming Singularity Beyond
  • 7. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Principles Facilitators New Designer Becoming Singularity Beyond
  • 8. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters CharacteristicsNew Media / New Designer Principles Becoming Beyond Experience Design
  • 9. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Design Matters Characteristics Strategy Facilitators Becoming Singularity
  • 10. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Send & Evolution Matters Receive Design Matters Business / Design New Media / New DesignerMethodology Characteristics Innovation Democratization Principles Shadows Old Everywhere Professions Becoming Mash-up Passion New Design Beyond Bio 2015 New Skills Biots Workshop
  • 11. The Fractal Professional Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 12. The Fractal Professional Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 13. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 14. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Characteristics of the Fractal Professional Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 15. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Inspiration: (traditional approach) (fractal approach) -Market Analysis -What Might Be Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 16. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Problem Solving: (traditional approach) (fractal approach) -Definitive -Iterative Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 17. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Validation: (traditional approach) (fractal approach) -Focus Groups/Surveys -Direct Observation Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 18. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Communicate Strategy Through: (traditional approach) (fractal approach) -Spreadsheets -Visual and Multimedia Scenarios Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 19. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Professional Characteristics: (traditional approach) (fractal approach) -Vertical Expertise -T-shaped Skills Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 20. The Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Both a Controller and Facilitator Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 21. The Fractal Professional Design, Innovation & Passion Design Thinking Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Becoming a Fractal Professional Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 22. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Be Your Own Trend Forecaster: -Read Wide (WSJ, NYT, Financial Times, Economist, etc.) -Write Narrow (tweet, blog, etc.) -Attend conferences of other disciplines (you’ll be exotic; go early / stay late) Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 23. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Build Your Network: -Meet 10 new people every week to Find partners / clients Recruit others to be your agents Connect your nodes via salons, meals Create a braintrust (own Board of Directors) Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 24. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Be Prepared: -Cards -Smartphone, etc. with your work on it -Elevator pitch (your short story) -Café pitch (longer version) -Reciprocal altruism Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 25. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Foster Leadership Skills: -Learn to work with “people you don’t like” Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 26. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Most of All: -Have a Dialog -Its not just what you want, its what the world wants of you. Fractal Characteristics Becoming
  • 27. The Future of Design Design Thinking Fractal Professional Horizon Projects Workshop Tom Klinkowstein Tom Klinkowstein Thank you. klinkows@mediaa.com