9Success by design: Is it possible? now – back to our problem.Success by design: Is it possible?E
10DIFFERENT KINDS OF THINKING: WHAT IS DESIGN THINKING? ENGINEERING THINKINGBUSINESS THINKINGRESEARCH THINKINGDESIGN THINKINGSolve yourway forwardOptimize yourway forwardAnalyze yourway forwardBuild yourway forward
11DESIGN THINKING is … … a good approach to WICKED PROBLEMS parenting vocationalwayfindingeducationlife
12Fail often to succeed sooner. DESIGN THINKINGThe process
13Success by design: Is it possible? YES !ESuccess by engineering: Is it possible?NO !
14Can you engineer success in school? YES !and what you get is a kid terrific at doing school and clueless at doing life.E
15so, what are we to do? people are not tame & can’t be solved. REFRAMINGpeople are not tame & can’t be solved.outcomes to wicked problems are not guaranteed.help students think like designers & build their success.
16so, what are we to do? REFRAME your goal: REFRAMINGREFRAME your goal:cultivate curiosity over competitioninstill a mindset of “Try it!” instead of “Watch out!”encourage failing faster (and cheaper) over getting it right.adopt an improv point of view with “Yes, and…”
17so, what are we to do? REFRAME your dialogue: REFRAMINGREFRAME your dialogue:instead of “What do you want to be when you grow up?” try:What are you enjoying learning or trying out?Who have you met whose life seems interesting?What’s going on in the world that upsets you?What grabs your attention?Tell me about something you finally figured out after lots of tries.
18so, what are we to do? REFRAME college: REFRAMINGREFRAME college:instead of “What do you want to major in?”or “Where do you want to go to college?” try:What do you want out of college?How are you thinking through college fit?How are you anticipating changing your mind while in college?
19THANK YOU !EDave Evansd.life labStanford Design Program