S3 Ep 075 Quinten Sheriff Wants You to Believe in the Transformative Power of Human Connection

In this episode, Quentin Sherrif takes us on a journey through the transformative power of human connection. As the co-host of the Connectors podcast, Quentin shares insights on navigating personal and organizational change, emphasizing the crucial role of empathy in fostering meaningful relationships.
S3 Ep 075 Quentin Sherrif


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Today, our guest is Quinten Sheriff, a seasoned professional who has made it his mission to drive innovation by truly understanding the needs of his clients. With a career spanning the globe, Quinten brings a wealth of experience from diverse educational landscapes.

We have the privilege of hearing about Quinten’s remarkable global journey, exploring his invaluable insights, and understanding his philosophy on innovation, client-centricity, and the transformative power of meaningful collaboration in today’s ever-evolving world.

In this episode, you will hear: 

  • What a human-centered problem is. 
  • The importance of human connection. 
  • The nature of the imbalance and how the lack of empathy impacts that imbalance. 
  • Implementing user design learning in your organization.   
  • Why DEI is important to Quentin and his career. 
  • Memorable lessons and insights from Quentin’s international experiences. 

Quinten Sheriff, a veteran of the L&D and design industry, shares the philosophy that true innovation happens when you truly understand your client’s needs. This passion has driven his work from being an educator and technology specialist in five different countries, across Africa, Asia, and South America to now being a consultant in human performance, instructional design, and marketing and business strategy in Canada.

Quinten has collaborated with global partners on transformation projects and led design and educational technology teams. He is passionate about digital learning and collaboration, learning technology, and being a change agent and problem solver.

He runs the design coop, whose projects are at the intersections of HR, business and marketing consultancy, performance improvement initiatives, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Episode References: 

Connect with Quentin Sherrif:

Website: https://mailchi.mp/28dd7e4b113c/tr3xhogi9a 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/quintensheriff/ 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-design-coop/ 

Podcast/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM4OKgVIHEujPoNbta14xEg 

LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/quinten.sheriff 

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R Blank is the founder of Healthier Tech and the host of “The Healthier Tech Podcast”, available iTunes, Spotify and all major podcasting platforms.

R has a long background in technology. Previously, R ran a software engineering firm in Los Angeles, producing enterprise-level solutions for blue chip clients including Medtronic, Apple, NBC, Toyota, Disney, Microsoft, the NFL, Ford, IKEA and Mattel.

In the past, he served on the faculty at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering where he taught software engineering, as well as the University of California, Santa Cruz.

He has spoken at technology conferences around the world, including in the US, Canada, New Zealand and the Netherlands, and he is the co-author of “AdvancED Flex Development” from Apress.

He has an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and received his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Columbia University. He has also studied at Cambridge University in the UK; the University of Salamanca in Spain; and the Institute of Foreign Languages in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

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