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One thing we know about work is that most of us aspire to do work that is meaningful. But the tense rhythms of planning for the future, prioritizing daily demands, and navigating the feeling of discontent in our roles can cause us to forget the reason we work – to partner with God in His unfolding story. It’s time to evaluate your work and life through design thinking with DAVE EVANS, the instructor of Stanford University’s most popular class.
When: Thursday, March 28, 2019. 5:30-8:30 p.m. (Doors open at 5 p.m.)
Where: Wellspire Center (907 Gleaves St, Nashville, TN 37203)
Food/Drink: Light dinner and beverages will be provided.
5:00 – Doors open
5:30 – Dinner/networking
6:15 – Program begins
8:30 – Program concludes
Early bird - $69 | valid only through March 7, 2019
General admission - $89 | valid March 8 through March 28, 2019
Tickets include admission, light dinner, and beverages. Limited tickets at a discounted rate available for nonprofits and full-time students. Please email Shauna for more information.
Register for “Designing Your Life: Faith. Work. Rhythms.” with Dave Evans, co-author of a #1 New York Times Best Seller and instructor of Stanford University’s most popular class. Dave will teach you how to apply design thinking to strategically and practically evaluate the ways you spend your time. Learn how to lean into the life God has for you and steward your gifts, abilities, and passions to enrich the common good. Come learn from a leading expert in design thinking to live with intention and see the ways you can hone your career and live out your faith. This seminar is for people in any industry and at any level. Whether you are an executive, a student, or an artist, this workshop will benefit you if you want to more fully integrate your life.
Dave started his fourth career teaching “how to apply the innovation principles of design thinking to the wicked problem of designing your life” in the Stanford Design Program in 2007. Prior to Stanford, Dave spent 15 years in several company leadership roles in Silicon Valley, including heading up the first mouse and laser printer projects at Apple and co-founding Electronic Arts. In 1990, Dave became a freelance management consultant, primarily working with high-tech founders and start-up teams addressing the challenges of explosive growth and change.
Dave delivered the keynote on “God’s Design for Work” at Yale’s inaugural Believers in Business conference 2011 and taught on “Spiritual Innovation” at the 2014 national conference of Redeemer Church’s Center for Faith & Work in New York, where he also served as CFW’s first ever Entrepreneur-in-Residence in the Spring of 2016 and again in 2017. Dave serves as a strategic advisor to Fuller Seminary on Vocation and Formation, to the Praxis Labs entrepreneur Fellowship program, and to the Veritas Forum where he facilitated the prototype Veritas Salon. Dave’s been contributing as a national thought leader on faith and work since the 80’s when he served as a dean, teacher, and mentor of Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship’s Marketplace Ministry conferences.
Dave is the co-founder of the Life Design Lab of the Stanford Design Program, and co-author with Bill Burnett of the book Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life. He holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford and a graduate diploma in Contemplative Practice and Spiritual Direction from San Francisco Theological Seminary.
Dave lives with his wife Claudia and their adorable dogs, Jack and Daisy, on the coast in Santa Cruz where they enjoy sailing the Monterey Bay on their sailboat the good ship Lolly-Pop.