Joel Van Dyke
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Service Design for Substance Abuse Recovery

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Rock Mar 9, 2012. 1 Reply

I am pursuing a project for an agency that provides services for women recovering from substance abuse. Has anyone done a similar project and would you be willing to share thoughts? Thanks!Continue

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Freeman & Major Architects
Greenville, SC
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design practice, methodology, tools, user experience, networking, joint ventures, service design
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I am interested in the commonality or overlap in design methods used in service design and architecture and would like to network with service designers

Joel Van Dyke's Blog

The Real Value of Social Media

Posted on May 30, 2012 at 15:25 0 Comments

There has been much talk during the last few years about the return on investment inherent in best practices in social media, social media marketing, and strategies. But is ROI the best measurement of the value of social media? Don’t get me wrong; I do believe social media can be a very powerful tool for business and in building your brand. These days, social media can literally define your brand, but there is more...Read…


Developing Your Creative Genius

Posted on April 7, 2011 at 17:10 1 Comment

In his article “Promoting Human Creativity,” David S. Walonick, Ph.D. looks at what constitutes human creativity. Though all people are capable of creativity in different ways at different times, according to Walonick, those who excel in innovative creativity demonstrate ten common traits. The first four come from Joyce Wycoff:

1.  Willingness to take risks and have the courage to be wrong.

2.  Willingness to express their…


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At 21:52 on November 2, 2012, Michela Ventin said…

Hi Joel,

excellent! Waiting for you :)

At 22:44 on July 8, 2012, Jason Blumer, CPA.CITP said…

I put a new pic up just for you! So what do you think about my newer(tamer) photo?

At 7:44 on June 5, 2012, Jens Nyman said…

Thank you Joel!

As a former research assistant within the service design field who is working and has been working within several different fields of retail I hope to be able to come up with some interesting point of views now and then! :)

At 0:25 on February 15, 2012, Matt Currie said…

Hey Joel!  Things are great.  Very busy what with GSJ12 and new and existing client projects.  How goes it with you?

At 19:24 on January 31, 2012, Rebecca Horton said…

Joel, how did you first get interested in design thinking and what are you up to now in SC?



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