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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon On How to Disrupt Yourself This Year: Inc.com

Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon conducted an interview for Inc.com on how to transform your life in 2015. Nixon interviewed author and coach Whitney Johnson on how to “disrupt yourself’” to change your personal status quo.

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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon on Collaboration: Inc.com

Stragetic Design MBA Program Director Natalie Nixon addressed the need for collaboration at all levels of business in Inc.com on Aug. 15.

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Natalie Nixon on Driving Creativity and Innovation: Inc.

In an interview with Inc. magazine, Natalie Nixon points out four things leaders get wrong about creativity.  Creativity isn’t learned, it’s a process that has to be embedded in the culture of an organization, says Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic …

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Natalie Nixon Talks to Inc.com About How “Quietstorming” Can Boost Productivity

Natalie Nixon, director of the Strategic Design MBA program, talks about how “quietstorming” can generate more input from all team members and boost productivity in a short video on Inc.com.

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DEC Center Earns LEED Gold Sustainability Certification

The DEC Center at Philadelphia University has become the second campus building in two years to earn LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, joining the Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design in reaching this prestigious sustainability …

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PhilaU Graduate Students Team Up with Aalto University in Finland

At Philadelphia University, collaborating on high-profile projects is a way of life, and this past year graduate students in several programs spanned a distance of 4,188 miles to partner with Aalto University in Helsinki to achieve international solutions to some …

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Natalie Nixon, Stragetic Design MBA Director, on health stories project: The Boston Globe

Natalie Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program, talked about health care experiences for the new Patient Translations project, The Boston Globe reported April 8.

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Unifi Inc. Establishes Term Chair for Design Thinker and Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program, has been awarded a new term chair for innovative design thinkers established by Unifi Inc., whose chair and CEO is Trustee William Jasper. The G. Allen Mebane IV ’52 Chair for …

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Natalie Nixon’s “Astonishing” TEDx Talk Uses Jazz Principles to Redesign Business

In a talk that The Philadelphia Inquirer called “astonishing,” Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon used jazz as a metaphor for redesigning business at the TEDx Philadelphia conference on March 28. Nixon called for more improvisational organizations that value creativity, …

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Natalie Nixon gives “astonishing talk” at TEDx conference: Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Journal

Strategic Design MBA director Natalie Nixon, “in perhaps the day’s most astonishing talk, applied the principles of jazz to redesigning a corporation,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 30 in the story “Tedx talks: Rethinking the future and being of Philly.” …

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