You’ve read and heard about Design Thinking. It’s been used to disrupt industry giants, solve problems in developing countries, and even design a better life.
This article serves to demonstrate how to use Design Thinking to solve an entrepreneurial challenge: marketing.
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“You’re going to climb this rock wall again. But this time, you’re going to do it blindfolded.”
He said with a smile.
I thought to myself, “how is it even possible?”
Before I knew it, I’m all hooked up and ready to go.
“Put on this blindfold,” he commanded.
“This can’t be real!” I told myself.
“Go on! Don’t keep your watch mates waiting!” He barked.
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Imagine for a minute.
You discovered you have a superpower.
It was always there. It’s just that you never quite noticed it.
With this superpower, all your worries melt away.
Just imagine that for a minute.
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Your ability to succeed in business depends on it.
In fact, for the rest of your life, you’ll depend on it.
It is not
getting an education.
Do not be confused with being learned and knowing how to learn.
To paraphrase Eric Hoffer, the learned will find themselves armed with elegant frameworks to deal with a world that no longer exists.
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Your life has been disrupted by the pandemic.
There couldn’t be a better time than now for you to do this.
If you could only liberate this ability inside of you—then you could, literally, inherit the earth.
And you can do it not by speculating what the future holds but by simply putting this ability to work.
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via The Great Mental Models Vol. 2:
Perspective-taking in psychology refers to the ability to perceive a situation from an alternative point of view.
You might be thinking.
“That doesn’t sound difficult at all.”
And that might be true.
Except it isn’t.
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You’ve been at it for more than an hour.
Frustrated yet reluctant to give up.
Knowing that it has worked before. So there is no reason why it cannot work now.
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Imagine standing on the line that separates order from chaos.
Well, for many of us, we are there right now.
We have learned to put in place structures and systems to manage our life and work.
It appeared we had all our ducks lined up.
Then COVID-19 happened.
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Allen Walton was a regular guy working a 9-to-5 job.
As an employee, he felt the same ways as most of us.
Working hard and being under appreciated.
Working long hours and not getting rewarded proportionately.
Armed with frustration, $1,000, and deep knowledge about security cameras, Walton decided to quit his job.
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I subscribe to numerous newsletters.
Today, one of them caught my eye because it used the metaphor of a
In case you are not familiar, the steeplechase involves jumping over barriers and into water.
Definitely not for the weekend warriors.
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So I heard.
Another entrepreneur’s dream crushed.
One could blame it on COVID-19.
But a true entrepreneur will never blame it on something outside of her control.
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