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Design Your Work Place - How to survive, come alive and thrive in the home office (707)


16 March 2021

Lang EN Workshop language is English

Dr Sebastian Kernbach


In this "Express" workshop, we apply design thinking, positive psychology and behavioural economics to our home office situation to stay productive, increase our well-being and stay sane (aka mentally healthy). We will learn from astronaut, an Olympic gold medalist and 6-year-old Elia what it takes to create a meaningful home office situation. You will learn how to structure your day, how to better deal with your energy and distractions and you will also learn how to make the time meaningful engaging with side-projects.

Learning outcomes:
Doctoral candidates will learn:
- …how to structure their day for more productivity in their research.
- …how better deal with distractions at home.
- …how to get up in the morning and look forward to the day in the home office.
- …how to increase their well-being and support their mental health.




Date: Tuesday 16th March 2021

Schedule: 15:15 to 17:15

Location: Online !



Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kernbach is Assistant-Professor at the University of St. Gallen, a Visiting Fellow at Stanford University and Guest Professor at the African Doctoral Academy at Stellenbosch University . He is the founder of the Visual Collaboration Lab ( and the Life Design Lab in Switzerland (

His activities in research, teaching and consulting focus on the role of visual thinking and design thinking to support individuals, teams and organizations in their thinking and communication efforts, in particular knowledge workers, such as researchers, lecturers, consultants, coaches, etc. His seminars and lecturers at Bachelor, Master, MBA, PhD, and Executive level are highly interactive and set doing and action at the core of participants' learning experience.

His latest book in English is "Creativity in Research – Cultivate clarity, be innovative and make progress in your research journey" with Cambridge University Press. It is based on the work of the Stanford team "Research as Design" of which Prof. Dr. Sebastian Kernbach is a team member of:



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