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Protect Your Solutions with Transformation Stories: Part 2 — Telling Well // ALD 011 — DT101 E92

Thank you for listening to this Ask Like a Designer episode of the Design Thinking 101 Podcast.

This episode continues where Episode 89 on crafting transformation stories left off, and focuses on telling your solution’s transformation story.

This episode is based on this article: ALD011 // Protect Your Solutions with Transformation Stories: Part 1 — Telling Well. Read the article and others like it on Fluid Hive’s Ask Like a Designer.

Photo of Dawan StanfordIn these short Ask Like a Designer episodes on the Design Thinking 101 podcast, you’ll find new ways to explore the show’s stories and ideas about design-driven innovation. I’ll share methods, templates, and ideas that have worked in my practice in teaching.

What did you think of this episode? Please send your questions, suggestions, and guest ideas to Dawan and the Fluid Hive team.

Cheers ~ Dawan
Design Thinking 101 Podcast Host
President, Fluid Hive

Show Highlights

[00:54] What is a transformation story?
[01:15] The magic bridge.
[01:44] Defining a good transformation story.
[02:19] Fluid Hive’s Story Shield checklist.
[02:28] Story.
[03:14] Translating.
[03:49] Shape-shifting.
[04:21] The 360 perspective.
[04:40] Be Bold.
[05:10] Be Natural.
[05:36] Always Ask.
[06:05] Avoid the Spandex.
[06:50] Fluid Hive’s free thinking tool will help you tell your solution’s transformation story.

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Your Good-Life OS: Designing a System for Living Well and Peak Performance // ALD 004 — DT101 E67
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Designing Facilitation: A System for Creating and Leading Exceptional Events // ALD 006 — DT101 E73
The Innovation Saboteur’s Handbook // ALD 007 — DT101 E77
Three Little Words for Better (Business) Relationships // ALD 008 — DT101 E79
The 30-Minute Solution Matrix: How to Think and Solve Under Pressure // ALD 009 — DT101 E87
Protect Your Solutions with Transformation Stories: Part 1 — Crafting Well // ALD 010 — DT101 E89

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