Fred Dust — On Design, The Power of Conversations, and Making an Impact in the World
Fred Dust is the founder of Making Conversation, LLC. He’s a designer, author, educator, consultant, trustee, and advisor to social, political, and business leaders. He works with The Rockefeller Foundation to explore the future of pressing global needs, serves on the Board of Trustees for the Sundance Institute, and is on the Board of Directors for NPR and The New School.
Fred is the former Global Managing Partner at the monster design giant IDEO and was a founder and trustee for IDEO.org, IDEO’s non-profit entity that designs solutions for global poverty.
He writes frequently for publications such as Fast Company, Metropolis, and Rotman Magazine. He’s an author of various books, among which his latest one is Making Conversation.
In this conversation, Fred and I discuss what design really means, the significance conversations play in our lives, and how to get the most out of them and make an impact in the world.
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