Articles by Courtney Hemphill  

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

How to Promote Psychological Safety on Your Team

Psychological Safety is the shared belief that everyone within an organization can take risks without feeling insecure or embarrassed. Almost as simple as it sounds – it’s the idea that employees feel safe to do their best work. When an organization prioritizes psychological safety it creates an environment that also promotes inclusivity. It ensures that

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Come hang with Carbon Five at Techweek LA

Interested in the current state of tech in LA and meeting key leaders in development, startups, media, fashion and more? Join myself and several Carbon Fivers from our Santa Monica office at Techweek LA, Nov 20-21st to hear from top thought leaders in LA and attend a variety of events and networking opportunities. Register for the event

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Scoot & Doodle Featured in the App Store.

Chris Egy Rose and Patty Chang came to Carbon Five in spring of 2012 with an exciting new concept around facilitating human interaction and connected learning. The idea was to allow young people to connect with their friends, classmates and families through face-to-face interactions and a shared canvas. The interactive canvas overlay allows participants to

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Connecting and speaking

Last night I had the opportunity to do a dry run of my talk for the Flowcon conference coming up this November 1st at the Lean UX SF Meetup. The event was hosted at WeWork which has a beautiful office conveniently right around the corner from ours. Thanks to great promotion by Mike Long and

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Join Lane and Courtney in the Big Apple for LeanUX NYC

Join Lane Halley and Courtney Hemphill in NYC April 11th-13th, 2013 Spend some time this spring in Manhattan learning from 25 designers, innovators, entrepreneurs, and at least a couple developers at the LeanUX NYC conference. TLC Labs and Lean Startup Machine have partnered with NYU Stern’s Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Cyrus Innovation

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Disruptive Innovation using Agile Development and Lean UX

Rob Fan, CTO of Sharethrough, recently gave a great talk at the Lean Startup Circle on “Sustaining Disruption: How to Balance Innovation & Early Growth“. Rob spoke about the difference between sustainable and disruptive innovation and the importance of maintaining a balance of both in the progression of a company of any size. Today’s startups

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Help send Carbon Five to SxSW

The South by Southwest Interactive festival (SxSW) in Austin, TX is a great opportunity for our community to meet and mingle at sessions and social events. Carbon Five has two great proposals this year and we’d like a chance to tell our story. How can you help? First, visit the Panel Picker and register to

Courtney Hemphill

Courtney Hemphill

Carbon Five Visual Metaphors, Interactive Skill and Interest Map

We recently recognized the abundance of blank wall space here at Carbon Five and in an effort to both stretch our creative muscles and give a little love to our daily visual experience at work, we came up with some ideas for ways to overtake one particular wall and engage in a rotating series of

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