Designing Perseverance: How Design Thinking and Experience Design Principles Can Help You Overcome Adversity
August 16, 2016
Hosted by April Joy Ford
Can you really design perseverance to overcome adversity? Guest Julian Scaff will educate and empower you how design thinking and experience design principles can help you conquer life's challenges. He'll share how to practice and apply this to any adversity so that when life throws you a curve ball, you'll have the tools to overcome. Wouldn't you want to know how you're suppose to develop a skill during survival mode when you're already depleted, overwhelmed, and exhausted from the challenge itself that you are facing? Julian is an professor, designer, filmmaker, electronic musician and media artist. He has been a professional designer for more than 20 years working for many tech companies and non-profits. Over the last decade Julian has taught at universities in the United States, Europe and the Middle East.
You Are Not Alone
Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Empowerment Channel
From tragedy to triumph, best-selling author, speaker and transformational coach April Joy Ford offers this show for those seeking answers and solutions to their stress, strains, struggles and setbacks. Gain insight on tools and truth to get empowered. Know that you are not alone and that there is hope. There are golden blessings to be discovered even when life throws you a curve ball and you can still experience joy.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at 32 years old, April’s trauma and tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be. She teaches you to do the same by taking a holistic approach with the 4 step formula to breakthrough the barriers.
If you’re ready to create a blueprint and roadmap to rise above life’s challenges and discover the powerful you, this show is for you. Each listener is a life and each life matters, get your tools and truth to get empowered.
April Joy Ford
April Joy Ford turns her tragedies into triumph by writing, speaking and teaching on how to overcome trauma and women's advocacy.
After being an Engineer for over 13 years at Intel, she realized that her faith was greater than her fear and walked away to become a Best-Selling Author, Speaker-Radio Host, and Transformational Coach.
Being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse and becoming a widowed single parent at only 32, April’s tragedies gave her the opportunity to hit the reset button on life to discover who she was truly meant to be.
Her best-sellers: “You Are Not Alone- How to Rise Above Life’s Challenges”, “Journeys To Success – Women’s Edition” and “Chase the Challenge and Conquer.” She's been featured in media including her holistic training program “Breakthrough The Barriers-using the 4 Steps". This program is being utilized to teach staff and survivors in group homes on trauma informed care and self-care.
Listeners globally tune in to her live radio show, “You Are Not Alone,” seeking answers and solutions to their situations and setbacks. The show’s focus is to provide tools, tips and techniques holistically to overcome adversity.
Her brand, J.O.Y. started the vision of how we can rise above life’s challenges to discover our true authentic self. Her non-profit, Joy’s G.I.F.T. (Global Illumination Foundation Thrives) empowering survivors from loss or sexual abuse by providing them with wrap around resources and services.