Homeostasis

Monish Subherwal

What is Homeostasis and how does it relate to design? Homeostasis is the innate drive within humans to stay the same.  In biological terms, it’s actually the physiological response in the body to maintain stable temperature, functions, and interactions of bodily systems. For designers who are looking to develop themselves as competent leaders, homeostasis is the resistance we feel towards …

Humility

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What is Humility in Design? Humility is a modest view of one’s importance.  Humble designers realize they are no more important than others – putting their pants on one leg at a time too.  They also realize that they are no less important than others either. Understanding this balance between valuing yourself and valuing others, I believe, is essential to …

Inevitability Thinking

Monish Subherwal

A concept created by Eben Pagan where instead of focusing on finishing goals – the idea is to focus on creating conditions so goals are achieved automatically. The core question shifts from “how do I get to my goal?” to:  What conditions do I have to setup to make success happen automatically? Episode 11 teaches Inevitability Thinking!  Check it out! …

Proactivity

Monish Subherwal

1.  Collins English Dictionary defines Proactivity as “Tending to initiate change rather than reacting to events.” 2.  I personally, created my own definition to expand on this: “Focusing on what you can do and taking actions to better your situation – rather than focusing on whats not possible and expecting others to change the situation.”