Dan Ramsden’s Blog

I’m Dan Ramsden – a design leader based in the UK. I write about leadership, UX design, team building, information architecture, content design and things I’ve learned.

Latest posts

  • The Zone of uncomfortable debate

    The Zone of uncomfortable debate

    This is a talk I filmed for an event in November 2022. It focuses on the challenges of effective collaboration and covers ideas around: – the zone of uncomfortable debate – humble inquiry – crucial conversations – and negotiation tips from Never Split the Difference. It’s all strung together from a memory I have of […]

  • Better Bossing: Lessons from Adaptive Leadership

    Better Bossing: Lessons from Adaptive Leadership

    Which ideas from adaptive leadership can we adopt to help us connect and adapt to become a better boss? As I’ve written about becoming a better boss I’ve developed a simple model to describe the factors that might affect the relationships between a leader or manager and their colleagues. The model describes how factors of […]

  • Better Bossing: Social Capital

    Better Bossing: Social Capital

    Three concepts to help us identify where and how we might earn, store and spend social capital to make us and our teams more effective.

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