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Design Thinking Exploration

Article from Creativity at Work explores design thinking and how to use it for innovation.

Lessons Learned

  • Focus on solutions, not problems
  • Design means creating a better future
  • We often design without being aware, e.g. strategy, negotiations
  • Teach people, especially with customer contact, about design thinking

Questions

  • Where do you design in your every day life?
  • What is your most important lesson for design?

 

TED: How Boredom Can Lead To Your Most Brilliant Idea

Lessons Learned

  • Focus on being bored occasionally!

Story

TED Talk from Manoush Zomorodi about Boredom: Science proves that we are most innovative when we are bored. Combine this with a generation which has always access to “smart”phone and a workplace where being always busy is a batch of honor and you see a huge problem, a whole generation and workforce with limited ability to solve problems creatively. Keep on reading…