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Experiences That Matter

Experiences That Matter

By Highland
Experiences That Matter focuses on extraordinary people and their efforts to intentionally design experiences that contribute to human flourishing and make the world a better place.
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5. Game Changing Insights (with Amrita Kulkarni)
“Hidden at the heart of every challenge lies a game changing user insight that needs an empathic search.” In our season one finale we talk to Design Strategist Amrita Kulkarni on how journey mapping and pivotal user insights led to a lightbulb moment (literally!) in a project to redesign street lights in a rural Mali. Amrita’s Portfolio  Have a great idea for a season two episode? We’d love to hear from you! Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
29:40
October 13, 2020
4. Marketing That Matters (with Tracy Bugh)
Why is it that 1 out of every 3 items we recycle in the U.S. is “contaminated” and ends up in a landfill? “It’s a marketing problem” says Tracy Bugh, founder of Recycle By City. Using her expertise in digital marketing and video, Tracy has created city-specific marketing campaigns that give residents crystal clear guides on how to dispose of everything from phone books to yogurt cups. In this episode we talk to Tracy about the history of recycling in the United States, her research on the lack of recycling knowledge and why we’re all so darn addicted to online quizzes. Highland is a digital experience agency with a fierce commitment to keeping people at the center of our work. Episode Webpage Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
26:16
October 6, 2020
3. Experiences That Matter for Kids (with Dr. David Russ)
Our guest today, Dr. David Russ, has created a revolutionary way to treat children with anxiety. Turnaround is a digital audio program for kids based on clinically proven cognitive therapy methods. In this episode “Dr. David” teaches us about the “nuts and bolts” of anxiety and how they designed a program geared towards the vocabulary, attention span and imagination of kids. He also shares his personal family story which inspired the product. Episode Webpage We’re taking a quick break next week but we’ll be back with a brand new episode on Tuesday, October 6th! Make sure to subscribe anywhere you listen to podcasts! Highland is a digital experience agency with a fierce commitment to keeping people at the center of our work. Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
27:57
September 22, 2020
2. Designing for Justice (with Tania Anaissie)
“We believe that racism and inequity have been designed and thus can be redesigned.” Our guest this week is Tania Anaissie, a founding creator of Liberatory Design which is a new practice of human centered design driving innovation for equity. As the Founder and CEO of Beytna Design, she works with social sector leaders to bring their visions to life. In our episode today we talk to Tania about becoming a design activist, the nuances of interviewing marginalized communities, and our mutual love of Post-Its. Beytna Design is on Instagram @beytnadesign Tania is on Twitter @anaissie Episode Webpage Highland is a digital experience agency with a fierce commitment to keeping people at the center of our work. Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
33:30
September 15, 2020
1. Creating Customer Experiences that Matter (with Megan Burns)
Our first official episode! Today we are joined by Megan Burns, Founder and CEO of Experience Enterprises, about making big companies “less annoying”, customer anxiety and creating empathetic customer service organizations. Megan is on Twitter @MeganBurnsCX Highland is a digital experience agency with a fierce commitment to keeping people at the center of our work. Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
32:43
September 8, 2020
0. Introducing Experiences That Matter
Join our hosts as they unpack and explore the ideas that guide our podcast. What types of digital experiences really matter when it comes to human beings and their flourishing? And how do people who want to create those kinds of experiences do it? Highland is a digital experience agency with a fierce commitment to keeping people at the center of our work. Connect with us: Website LinkedIn Twitter
18:50
September 2, 2020