Monday, April 5, 2010

Design Thinking

Beginning to examine Design Thinking and its implications for innovation in ministry. I asked one of my brothers who works as a consultant of Architecture and Engineer executives to recommend a couple of books on the subject for me. His three recommendations are:
I had a chance to read the intro to Martin's book. Compared mentally the innovation and design of what we now know as McDonalds (restaurants) and Campus Crusade for Christ. Fascinating! The mystery (of reality), leading to a "heuristic" (insight), that was reproduced over and over again by some "algorithm". If that doesn't make sense, well, you will have to read the beginning of The Design of Business. And when you do, the lights will turn on! They did for me.