UX Cake
UX Cake
Jun 1, 2023
Shaping Design Careers, featuring Jason Mesut
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Do you want your career to be sustainable and aligned with what truly matters to you?

Designing a holistic career that embraces every part of who we are can be a complex and meaningful challenge. This week Leigh and guest Jason Mesut have a captivating discussion about the significance of aligning personal values with work and finding meaning in one's career. Jason is an experienced design strategist and leader, who conducts workshops on and has written extensively about shaping one’s future in design.

Jason sheds light on the limitations of traditional career labels and role descriptions, advocating for a more holistic approach. He shares his own path of creating visual frameworks and facilitating workshops that empower individuals and teams to delve into their unique qualities, values, and skills.

Join Leigh and Jason in this episode as they discuss the common challenges that people bring to coaching sessions, from navigating the job market to making critical decisions about leadership roles, reigniting passions, or even contemplating a career change. Tune in to discover practical tools and strategies that can propel you toward shaping a more aligned career.

🎤About Our Guest:

Jason Mesut helps people and organizations navigate their uncertain futures. He does this through executive coaching, community leadership, strategic consulting, futures design and shaping workshops.

đź“šAdditional Resources

Jason’s DesignOps 2019 talk “Shaping Design, Designers and Teams”

Jason’s Medium article series on Shaping Designers and Design Teams


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