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Music Thinking

A framework to connect co-creativity, user-centred design, branding and organisational change
Learn the basic principles and how you can use this for your personal leadership, team and organisation

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Music Thinking - one process, six cues

Jam Cards

38 inspirational and 6 cue cards come in a beautiful box in the size of an old 45 rpm single record. 
Use them in ideation sessions or on-boarding rituals. Scan the cards to hear a sound.

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Workshop Cards for inspiration, onboarding, off-boarding, check-in, ideation

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Here we share updates about workshops, programmes, new templates, tips and tricks and you can read all the 38 stories from ‘Behind the Cards’ – the background thoughts about every inspiration card of the Music Thinking Jam Cards.
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Cross-pollination in leadership

Cross-pollination in leadership

cross-pollination in leadership with Ilkka Mäkitalo

Can we be successful in more than one field? What about the multiple me’s we have developed in different areas?  Today we are in Finland, my guest is  Ilkka Mäkitalo – musician, teacher, CEO, Co-Founder of Howspace and Conductor of Jyvaskyla Big Band.  We chat about instruments,  jazz and how to inspire young talents to […]

Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

Music and the brain

Did you know that music can help you to rewire your brain? This episode is about the working of music on the brain and behaviour. My guest today is Artur Jaschke – neuromusicologist and professor for music-based therapies and interventions at the ArtEZ University of the Arts in Enschede and he also works at the […]

Deep listening® with Sharon Stewart

Deep listening® with Sharon Stewart

Deep Listening with Sharon Stewart

This episode is about listening – deep listening®. My guest today is Sharon Stewart –  creator of sound works, musician, poet, researcher, piano teacher and deep listener.  We learn about the Center for Deep Listening® at Rensselaer and the retreats that were held by composer Pauline Oliveros and the many ways to listen, for example […]

Innovation patterns and improvisation in organisations

Innovation patterns and improvisation in organisations

Innovation patterns and improvisation in organisations with Wolfgang Stark

This episode is about Innovation patterns and improvisation in organisations. Today, my guest is Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stark – teacher and researcher specialised in organisational and community psychology and visiting fellow at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam.  With natural sounds, like birds and wind in the background, we talk about how to co-create the sound […]

Music as a Catalyst for Change

Music as a Catalyst for Change

Nifemi Aluko, Music as a catalyst for change

We talk with Nifemi Aluko – Founder and CEO of kpakpakpa and author of the book Press Play, Music as a catalyst for change. Nifemi is a traveller between California and Nigeria and – as he calls – a Youtube inspired bedroom producer. We talk about his journey from a chemical engineer to an advisor […]

Human-Centred Design Podcast

Human-Centred Design Podcast

Human-centred design

Gerry Scullion, the founder of This is HCD, the global human-centred design podcast and international design community of change-makers, and Founder and CEO of This is Doing.com is talking with Christof Zürn They chat about the interrelationship between Design and Music and what Design can learn from thinking like a musician. Gerry, as an ‘ex’ […]

Blend sound science with sound art to make sound decisions

Blend sound science with sound art to make sound decisions

The Power of Music Thinking Podcast

Today in the programme we have Steve Keller from Oakland California and we learn more about sound art, sound science and sound business. Steve has a great title: Audio alchemist and Sonic Strategy Director, Studio Resonate at SXM Media. We talk about audio-only and audio first strategies in what he calls ‘the platinum age of […]

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