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In this episode, Vinita and Molly, we are talking to Mags Hanley about why it's important to think beyond your role as a designer, why you should be taking notice of aspects adjacent to our role like data, and why learning about other people's business needs to improve your sphere of influence. Mags is a career and Information Architect. She works with designers at all stages of their careers, help them identify the path to go on, be more effective at work and support them in leading their design teams.
Her recently published career architecture, analyse structure and plan your design career, a guidebook for designers working out where to go next in their careers. We dive into the following themes: Making the differentiation between mentoring and coaching. How to go about expanding your craft in transitioning to a leader, it's not always managing people! How to influence and teach others the value of design. Navigating your way through differing design maturity levels throughout your career.
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