And preparing the design mind first before approaching a problem is, therefore, a must and necessary part of adapting Design Thinking Mindset change involves focusing on the learning styles of an individual and empathy quotient.
Learning is an action or a movement always in the present, without conformity to the past. Learning is not listening with one’s knowledge. If you listen with knowledge, with what you have learned, then actually you are not listening; you are interpreting; you are comparing, judging, evaluating, conforming to a certain pattern that has been established. The act of listening is entirely different; it is when you are listening with complete attention in which there is no sense of conformity to a pattern, no comparison, evaluation, or interpretation – you are listeningJ Krishnamurti
From our experience of leveraging design and design thinking as a deep differentiator, there are several critical aspects identified as important for preparing the desing mind.
What makes School of Design Thinking unique is our belief in the indispensability of a Design Mind. Our conviction lies in shaping the thinking process of an individual before the application of Design Thinking. This sentiment is reflected in our host of programs where we keep the Design Mind as the starting point in the journey of Design Thinking. To put in the wise words of Lord Buddha," The mind is everything. What you think you become." We @ School of Design Thinking have identified those crucial elements which work on human mind & are inevitable for preparing a Design Mind. When we speak about the application of Design Thinking, our Design Practitioners have carefully crafted a 5-Step Design Thinking process©.This process with the support of variety of Design Tools will ensure the solution of any wicked problem.