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Design thinking, an increasingly popular tool for corporate innovation, is all about empathy, ambiguity and learning through rapid prototyping and failure

Many of the activities at Pracademy are not confined to a traditional classroom setting, to give participants the chance to see the "tremendous ambiguity and messiness of creativity and innovation".

"It is a kind of a 'teach a man to fish' approach. We think it is more important to empower staff to know how to innovate so that they can innovate within their own companies and continue to do so long after our engagement with them has ended." - Matthew Lynch (above), consultant at Norway-based DT training company, Pracademy

TWO Mondays ago, it wasn't the quietest of weekday nights around Clarke Quay, a popular nightlife spot in Singapore. In fact, there was a real buzz inside one of my favourite Mexican joints, Cafe Iguana, where I was chatting with an entrepreneur about a topic that is just as buzzy today - design...

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